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

PG  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  4 November 2009 (France)
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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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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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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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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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not a fun "romance"
21 May 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Other reviews describe the movie well enough. I just want to take issue with a few of them; the relationship between the characters -- I would not describe as madcap, quirky, or even a romance. The relationship is too weird for those adjectives (quirky is not strong enough). There's nothing fun about it and the motivations for the most part are unclear. I don't consider myself a lazy thinker; I enjoy movies that are thought provoking, but not ones which leave so much up to the viewer that we're required to fill in the histories of the characters to make the thing make any sort of sense. Halfway through this movie, it lost me. Sorry, I don't have enough time left in my life to analyze the weirdness of some fictional French folks. Loved her hair though!


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