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Wild Grass (2009)
"Les herbes folles" (original title)

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A wallet lost and found opens the door to romantic adventure for Georges and Marguerite. After examining the ID papers of its owner, it is not a simple matter for Georges to turn the red ... See full summary »

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Georges Palet
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Suzanne Palet
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Josepha
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Bernard de Bordeaux
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Lucien d'Orange (as Michel Vuillermoz de la Comédie Française)
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Jean-Mi
Vladimir Consigny ...
Marcelin Palet
Dominique Rozan ...
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Jean-Noël Brouté ...
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Elric Covarel Garcia ...
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A wallet lost and found opens the door to romantic adventure for Georges and Marguerite. After examining the ID papers of its owner, it is not a simple matter for Georges to turn the red wallet he found in to the police. Nor is it that Marguerite can recuperate her wallet without being piqued with curiosity about whom it was who found it. As they navigate the social protocols of giving and acknowledging thanks, turbulence enters their otherwise quotidian lives. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG for some thematic material, language and brief smoking | See all certifications »
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4 November 2009 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Las hierbas salvajes  »

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$39,162 (USA) (25 June 2010)

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$403,649 (USA) (5 November 2010)
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Visual, Playful Joy en Francais
17 July 2010 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

Wild Grass is filled with visual joy and playful surprises. It left me smiling from beginning to end. With a brilliant cast and incredible cinematography that will playfully take viewers from blue skies above to the very human folly down below, the story celebrates cinema storytelling itself, as well as our human wish to find some of that movie magic in our daily lives, no matter the consequences. Resnais is now 88 year old (or perhaps 88 years young, more appropriately), for he has created a cinematic cocktail that leaves viewers dizzy with delight and ready to ask the local projectionist to: "pour me another. I want to experience that again!"


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