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Grass Reviews

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September 21, 2015
A friendly rivalry with Flaherty informs the venture, a record of vital importance for Rouch, Herzog, GŁney, et al.
September 21, 2015
Although the 75-year-old footage is in black and white and lacks a soundtrack, the hardship and determination of the tribesmen and women is searingly evoked.
June 24, 2006
A fascinating, visually splendid film about the massive annual migration undertaken by Persia's Bakhtiari tribes in search of fresh pastures for their cattle.
March 25, 2006
It is an unusual and remarkable film offering, one that is instructive and compelling but in no way a story. Yet, in this picture, there is drama interspersed with captivating comedy.
January 20, 2006
historic documentary and terrific anthropological study of people
Full Review | Original Score: B
November 22, 2005
The documentary landmark, still challenging and compelling.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
July 19, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 30, 2004
A visually fascinating silent documentary that is dated but nevertheless striking.
Full Review | Original Score: B
May 24, 2003
The intertitles of this silent film may seem dated, yet the images of this real-life journey through deserts, across rivers and over mountains continues to inspire wonder in the viewer.
March 25, 2003
If DW Griffith, Ernest Rutherford and Rudyard Kipling could collaborate on a movie, it might look like this.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 4, 2003
Deliberately styled as a story of man's triumph over nature, Grass is as much a mythic narrative of migration and settlement as a simple travelogue.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
Topographically beautiful and historically potent.
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