• Words and Pictures (2014)

Words and Pictures

Release Date: May 23rd, 2014

DVD Release Date: September 9th, 2014

PG-13 |1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary

An art teacher and English teacher have a competition and allow students to vote on the importance of words and pictures.

Cast: Clive Owen, Juliette Binoche, Amy Brenneman, Bruce Davison, Keegan Connor Tracy, Adam DiMarco, Valerie Tian, Eva Bourne

Director: Fred Schepisi

Genres: Romance , Comedy drama

Production Co: Lascaux Films, Latitude Productions

Keywords: Brooding, School, Intense, Emotional, Charming, Moving, Growing up, Love, Temptation, Competition, Witty

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    In the end, the only question of consequence that the story poses is whether superior acting can prevail over inferior writing. The answer lies not in the stars. show more

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    A kind of Tracy/Hepburn rom-com with a "Dead Poets Society" backdrop and dollops of human failing for added drama, Words and Pictures stars Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche - a matchup that makes you want to like Fred Schepisi's film, even when it becomes impossible to do so. show more

  • 60
    Deborah YoungThe Hollywood Reporter

    If it wasn’t for the charming top-liners who can make literary dialogue sound sexy in their sleep, the war in Fred Schepisi’s Words and Pictures would have to be called off after the opening skirmish. show more

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