By Chris Nashawaty
Updated September 05, 2014 at 04:00 AM EDT
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Wetlands

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  • Movie

Those of weak stomach and squeamish constitution, be warned: David Wnendt’s German comedy isn’t just dark, it’s also moist, gooey, icky, and sticky. Carla Juri, an uninhibited Greta Gerwig look-alike, plays Helen, a plucky skateboarding teenager obsessed with her own bodily fluids, perhaps as a side effect of her dysfunctional upbringing. What that means to the viewer, though, is lots of humor about…humors (blood, semen, urine, feces, mucus, the whole pungent gamut). It isn’t so much shocking as transparently transgressive. Is this movie for you? Well, the opening line should give you your answer: ”As long as I remember, I’ve had hemorrhoids…” C

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Wetlands

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  • Movie
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  • 109 minutes
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