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Grass (2018)

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Down an alley where one wouldn't expect to find such a place, there is a coffeehouse where people sit here and there talking amongst themselves. Opposite the coffeehouse, the owner of a small grocery has planted various kinds of vegetables that sprout up inside large rubber basins. As time passes, the people sitting at different tables grow familiar with each other and start to mix. One woman observes the others and writes down her thoughts. Even as the night grows late, they all remain in the coffeehouse.

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Critic Reviews for Grass

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (3)

The black-and-white "Grass" is a deceptively potent entry in the canon, a thimbleful of purest, concentrated Hong-brand soju.

August 3, 2018 | Full Review…

Much less consistently enjoyable than many Hong films twice its length, Grass compensates for its dramatic slackness and deviant sobriety by honing in on the ideas that its director's work often skirts around.

February 23, 2018 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

The choice to shoot in unspectacular black and white and in uninterrupted long takes (par for Hong's course) brands it as mainly for the fan club, whose ranks seem to grow with every new addition.

February 17, 2018 | Full Review…

Whatever state of existence Grass is taking place on, one thing is for certain: It's Hongian playfulness of surprisingly soulful intrigue.

August 6, 2018 | Full Review…

An exquisite hangout movie whose probing, sardonic approach to character and conversation treads familiar terrain for the increasingly prolific Korean director.

February 26, 2018 | Full Review…

Hong is generally at his best when examining how men and women interact and this setting allows him to once again put those subtleties and idiosyncrasies at the front of his lens or, perhaps more accurately, under his microscope.

February 19, 2018 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

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