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Le Déjeuner sur l'Herbe (Picnic on the Grass) Reviews

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Fernando F. Croce
March 15, 2010
An impressionistic incantation, an air-filled home movie by Renoir

TV Guide
August 30, 2006
One of director Jean Renoir's oddest films, Picnic On The Grass is visually influenced by the Impressionist paintings of his father, Auguste Renoir, and Edouard Manet, but its plot could almost be considered science fiction.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Time Out
June 24, 2006
Again and again, sumptuous photography collapses into cold argument.

June 17, 2003
[A] rather reactionary and ponderous satire on modern society.
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
Renoir manages to inject an uncommon amount of feeling into all the frivolity and whimsy; the results are both absurdist and sublime.
Emanuel Levy
July 17, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
July 8, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
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