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Wild Rose (2018)

R | | Drama, Music | 21 June 2019 (USA)
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A troubled young Glaswegian woman dreams of becoming a Nashville country star.

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Tom Harper

Writer:

Nicole Taylor
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessie Buckley ... Rose-Lynn
Matt Costello Matt Costello ... Prison Officer 1
Jane Patterson Jane Patterson ... Prison Officer 2
Lesley Hart Lesley Hart ... Prison Officer 3
Carol Pyper Rafferty Carol Pyper Rafferty ... Prisoner 1
Natalie Mcconnon Natalie Mcconnon ... Prisoner 2
Maureen Carr Maureen Carr ... Eileen
James Harkness ... Elliot
Julie Walters ... Marion
Daisy Littlefield Daisy Littlefield ... Wynonna
Louise Mccarthy Louise Mccarthy ... Amanda
Allison Simpson Allison Simpson ... Line Dance Teacher
Janey Godley Janey Godley ... Jackie
Brian McQuade Brian McQuade ... Brian the Opry Barman
Craig Parkinson ... Alan
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Storyline

Fresh out from the jail after one year condemned by narcotics possession, Rose-Lynn Harlan is a 23-years old working-class girl from Glasgow, Scotland, who tries rectify her chaotic life: foul-mouthed, streetwise, rebel and free-spirited, Rose-Lynn meets again her little children, older Wynonna and younger Lyle, cared since her imprisonment by their grandmother Marion, who despises openly her daughter's lifestyle. Worker in the bakery of a shopping center along 20 years, Marion struggles to understand her stranded daughter, who becomes determined to travel Nashville, Tennesse (USA) to turn in a famous country singer. Due to the lack of resources and her low-rate academic studies, Rose-Lynn tries return to her former job as singer in the Grand Ole Opry, a country bar, being fired by the owners Jackie and Alan after to learn about her conviction. Thanks to Marion's good name, Rose-Lynn gets a job as cleaning lady in the house of Susannah, an upper-class woman married with James and ... Written by Chockys

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Drama | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout, some sexuality and brief drug material | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 June 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Wild Rose See more »

Filming Locations:

Glasgow, Scotland, UK See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$52,938, 23 June 2019

Gross USA:

$1,635,117

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,123,449
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Wild Rose was screened at Dingle International Film Festival in Co Kerry, Ireland - The same county where Jessie Buckley was born. See more »

Goofs

Rose-Lynn describes Johnny Cash as a convicted felon; however, despite his "outlaw" image, Cash was only ever convicted of various misdemeanors, and never served a sentence longer than a single night in jail. See more »

Quotes

Rose-Lynn Harlan: You could just drink from the tap.
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Connections

References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

Glasgow (No Place Like Home)
Written by Caitlyn Smith, Kate York and Mary Steenburgen
Performed by Jessie Buckley
Produced by Jack Arnold
Courtesy of Universal-Island Records Ltd
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Three Chords and the Truth
1 August 2019 | by ThomasDrufkeSee all my reviews

For a long time I always said that crime thrillers were my favorite genre, but it's becoming increasingly clear that music based movies have overtaken that genre with the new release of Wild Rose. A movie that will inevitably (but unfairly) be compared to 2018's A Star is Born because of the subject matter, but it tells a different story about a musicians dream to be a star. Starring the up and comer Jessie Buckley, Wild Rose is a hard edge but sweetly rounded coming of age tale of a single mother who dreams of leaving Glasgow for Nashville, because she believes it's the only place where she can become a country music star. For someone who doesn't like country music (and that's being kind), I was instantly entranced by Buckley's voice and the catchy but emotionally resonant songs throughout the feature. And much like her work in last year's 'Beast', Buckley proves she is someone to be reckoned with, and through her performance as Rose, that there's simply no place like home.

9.7/10


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