Grey Gardens (TV Movie 2009)

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Genre: Biography, Drama, Genre

Director: Michael Sucsy

Cast: Jeanne Tripplehorn, Jessica Lange, Drew Barrymore, ,

Released: 2009

Runtime: 104 min

IMDb: 7.4/10

Country: USA

Viewed: 171558

Plot

In 1973, documentary filmmaking brothers Albert Maysles and David Maysles decide to change the focus of their latest project from Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis to her aunt and older cousin, mother and daughter Edith Bouvier Beale – called Big Edie – and Edith ‘Little Edie’ Bouvier Beale, who were found living in squalor and isolation in the longtime family mansion, Grey Gardens, in East Hampton, New York. Through flashbacks starting in 1936, the path mother and daughter take from their socialite past to the time that the Mayles brothers show their completed film is shown. Big Edie’s husband/Little Edie’s father, Phelan Beale, controlled the family money, which included providing singing lessons to Big Edie with musician Gould Strong, with who she had more than a musical interest. Big Edie saw herself as a singer, first and foremost. Mother and father also controlled Little Edie’s life, they who wanted her to stay at Grey Gardens rather than pursue her dream of becoming a professional …
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