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Do you want to watch a movie that brims with plot twists and turns, where seemingly anything can happen, as characters explore spectacular and colorful sets, planting new ideas in one another’s heads, the whole charade serving perhaps as a metaphor of the cinema as an engine for limitless dreaming?

Then check out Alain Resnais‘s latest film, Wild Grass (Les Herbes folles):

What’s more, it isn’t 2½ hours long, and half of its running time doesn’t consist of incoherent gun battles!

Your can read more about it here and here and here and here and here.

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About A. D. Jameson

A. D. Jameson is the author of five books, most recently I FIND YOUR LACK OF FAITH DISTURBING: STAR WARS AND THE TRIUMPH OF GEEK CULTURE and CINEMAPS: AN ATLAS OF 35 GREAT MOVIES (with artist Andrew DeGraff). Last May, he received his Ph.D. in Creative Writing from the Program for Writers at UIC.
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