By Chris Nashawaty
October 29, 2015 at 09:32 PM EDT

Flowers

B-
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  • Movie
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Spain’s submission for this year’s Best Foreign Film Oscar, Flowers is a leisurely paced philosophical drama about three women whose lives overlap in unexpected (if not always engaging) ways. Mysterious and tinged with tragedy, the bittersweet import has some truly lovely moments, like when the menopausal Ane (Nagore Aranburu) receives an avalanche of flowers from an anonymous admirer. But the film is undercut by long metaphorical stretches that dampen their impact. B–

Flowers

2015 movie
type
  • Movie
Genre
mpaa
  • Unrated
runtime
  • 99 minutes
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