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...
"Electrizante adaptación de la historia. El guión tiene algunos baches, pero Jessica Lange y Drew Barrymore están magníficas. "
(Peter Travers: Rolling Stone)
2009: 6 Premios Emmy, incluyendo mejor telefilm. 17 nominaciones
Intérpretes: Drew Barrymore, Jessica Lange, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Daniel Baldwin, Justin Louis, Arye Gross
Guión: Michael Sucsy, Patricia Rozema (Historia: Michael Sucsy)
Música: Rachel Portman
Fotografía: Mike Eley
Duración: 104 min.