Wild Rose (film)

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Wild Rose
Wild Rose poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byTom Harper
Produced byFaye Ward
Written byNicole Taylor
Music byJack Arnold
CinematographyGeorge Still
Edited byMark Eckersley
Distributed byEntertainment One
Release date
  • 8 September 2018 (2018-09-08) (TIFF)
  • 12 April 2019 (2019-04-12) (United Kingdom)
  • 14 June 2019 (2019-06-14) (United States)
Running time
101 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Wild Rose is a 2018 British musical drama film directed by Tom Harper and starring Jessie Buckley, Julie Walters, Sophie Okonedo, Jamie Sives, Craig Parkinson, James Harkness, Janey Godley, Daisy Littlefeld, Adam Mitchell, Ryan Kerr, and Nicole Kerr. The screenplay was written by Nicole Taylor.

The film had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on 8 September 2018 and was released on 12 April 2019, by Entertainment One in the United Kingdom.


The film also features cameo appearances from Kacey Musgraves, Ashley McBryde and Bob Harris.[1]


(L-R) Nicole Taylor, Tom Harper, and Jessie Buckley discuss the film in 2018

The film had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on 8 September 2018.[2] Shortly after, NEON acquired distribution rights to the film.[3] It screened at the BFI London Film Festival on 15 October 2018.[4] and at South by Southwest in March 2019.[5] It was released in the United Kingdom on 12 April 2019, by Entertainment One and in the United States on 14 June 2019 by NEON.[6][7]


The soundtrack features both original songs written exclusively for the film and covers of songs by established country artists such as Emmylou Harris, Wynonna Judd, Chris Stapleton, Hank Snow, folk artists John Prine and Patty Griffin as well as indie rock band Primal Scream.[8] All songs are performed by singer Jessie Buckley with the exception of tracks 17, 18 and 19 (which are performed by The Bluegrass Smugglers) and track 20 (which is performed by Hillary Klug).

Wild Rose (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Soundtrack album by
ReleasedApril 12, 2019
Singles from Wild Rose (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Wild Rose (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
No.TitleWriter(s)Original ArtistLength
1."Country Girl"Primal Scream4:48
2."Outlaw State of Mind"Chris Stapleton3:16
3."Born to Run"Paul KennerleyEmmylou Harris3:14
4."Peace in This House"
  • Doug Gill
  • Angela Kaset
Wynonna Judd4:41
5."I'm Moving On"Hank SnowHank Snow2:16
6."Crying Over"Patty GriffinPatty Griffin 
7."Angel from Montgomery"John PrineJohn Prine4:05
8."Cigarette Row (5 O'Clock Freedom)" N/A3:02
9."Alright To Be All Wrong (The Dreamer's Song)" N/A3:04
10."When I Reach the Place I'm Goin'"Wynonna Judd3:21
11."Glasgow (No Place Like Home)" N/A 
12."Goin' Back To Harlan"Anna McGarrigleEmmylou Harris4:29
13."Covered in Regret (Blue, Black and Red)" N/A4:12
14."Robbing the Bank of Life (Stealing the Night)" N/A2:21
15."That's the View From Here (Famous Folks Are Weird)" N/A5:08
16."Boulder to Birmingham"Emmylou HarrisEmmylou Harris4:38
17."Euston Hustle" N/A1:16
18."The Red Kitchen" N/A0:56
19."The Beach" N/A2:21
20."Le Petit Chat Gris" N/A1:20
21."Glasgow (No Place Like Home) [live from the Old Fruit Market, Glasgow)" N/A4:13

Critical reception[edit]

Wild Rose received positive reviews from film critics. It holds a 89% approval rating on review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, based on 54 reviews, with a weighted average of 7.67/10.[9]


  1. ^ Hallam, Neil (25 February 2019). "Wild Rose Film Review - February 2019". Six Shooter Country. Retrieved 19 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Wild Rose". Toronto International Film Festival. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
  3. ^ Lang, Brent (9 September 2018). "Toronto: Neon Nabs 'Wild Rose'". Variety. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Wild Rose". BFI Film Festival. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
  5. ^ Kilday, Gregg (January 16, 2019). "SXSW: Olivia Wilde, Seth Rogen, Charlize Theron and Matthew McConaughey to Premiere New Work". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 30, 2019.
  6. ^ Billington, Alex (January 23, 2019). "UK Trailer for Country Singer Film 'Wild Rose' Starring Jessie Buckley". First Showing. Retrieved January 30, 2019.
  7. ^ Saathoff, Evan (1 April 2019). "The WILD ROSE Trailer Wants To Pull Your Heartstrings". birthmoviesdeath.com. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  8. ^ http://filmmusicreporter.com/2019/02/22/wild-rose-soundtrack-details/
  9. ^ "Wild Rose". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 1 April 2019.

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