River of Grass (1995)
Release Date: Aug 4, 1995 Wide
Average Rating: 3.4/5
User Ratings: 106
River of Grass has all the elements of a conventional road movie: a car, a gun, criminal plans, and young lovers on the run from an angry father who also happens to be a suspended police officer. But writer and director Kelly Reichardt has instead taken these familiar elements and fashioned an anti-road movie, a deadpan film that is more existentialist comedy than crime drama. The young lovers in question are Cozy, the cop's daughter, and Lee Ray, a shady character from the wrong end of town.
Aug 4, 1995 Wide
Mar 18, 2003
Wellspring Media Inc.
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This minimalist yet revisionist indie feature (Reichardt's debut) is a highlight of the 1994 Sundance Film Fest.
There's an element of wit in Reichardt's minimalism here that isn't present in her later, more somber work.
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