Grey Gardens

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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age 13+

Drew Barrymore/HBO biopic with adult themes, alcoholism.

NR 2009 104 minutes

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age 11+

HBO means great cinema.

Had Grey Gardens been released theatrically, it would have garnered Oscar nominations for both its stars. Drew Barrymore is at the top of her game as" Little" Edie, and Jessica Lange is phenomenal as her mother, "Big" Edie. A little sex, not very foul language, but lots of drinking and smoking. Kids may need a little historical context before, or after watching it.

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