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

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Claudia PuigUSA Today

    A thoughtful film about ideas — creativity, the power of language and the eloquence of visuals — it features two impeccable performances full of vitality. 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

  • 30
    Alonso DuraldeTheWrap

    Words and Pictures never accrues enough emotional resources to bear out the darker, heavier moments, which turns its big dramatic moves into clunky embarrassments. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com