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Genres: Drama , Romance
Actors: Sabine Azéma , André Dussollier , Anne Consigny , Emmanuelle Devos , Mathieu Amalric , Michel Vuillermoz , Edouard Baer , Annie Cordy , Sara Forestier , Nicolas Duvauchelle , Vladimir Consigny , Dominique Rozan , Jean-Noël Brouté , Elric Covarel Garcia , Valéry Schatz
Director: Alain Resnais
Country: France, Italy
Year: 2009
IMDB Rating: 6.3/10 (2288 votes)

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.

Film Review

Maybe the fact that this is getting 6.4 out of 10 on this site is evidence of the forgettable non-impact of this film. I usually enjoy French films and the way they don't insult the viewer's intelligence and their ability to make you feel involved with the characters. That is really why I didn't enjoy this. Thoroughly forgettable, characters who you really don't care about – including a thoroughly unlikeable main male character and his wife who puts up with his obsessive tendencies- and a whimsical plot that really doesn't know where it is going. I had heard some good things about this before I watched it and then wondered why I had listened ! One to miss.

Seriously, this is the worst movie I have ever seen. And I have seen a lot of movies. Thousands of them. And this is the worst. Ever. Worse than Exorcist 2. Where to begin. It is illogical. Scenes in one part of the movie could be inserted anywhere in the film. This is because there is nothing resembling a coherent plot. And it has an incredibly stupid ending. And those are its strong points. This film insults the viewing audience. I wasted nearly two hours on my life on this. The only benefit to all of this is if I can possibly prevent others from wasting their precious time on this film. If I could give it a zero or a number in the negatives, I would.

Last Year at Marienbad is one of my all-time favorite films. I like Hiroshima, Mon Amour, too, but find it less compelling (I know others would disagree with me). I am no stranger to anti-realist, surrealist, and experimental film. I thought it would be interesting to see a recent Resnais film that was actually available at Redbox! I was wrong. Wild Grass is neither amusing nor interesting. It is tedious, ridiculous, and nonsensical (and not in a good way). It "hints" at many aspects of the main character's past and personality, playfully suggesting he was a convicted murderer or rapist who has served his time. In addition to that, he acts in completely contradictory ways, is usually irrational and petulant, and is lecherous, dumb, and abusive to women. He slashes the woman's tires and she eventually finds this kind of behavior irresistible? He sexually assaults her business partner/friend in the latter's car, and the friend enjoys it? Can you say "misogy…

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