The Beales of Grey Gardens (2006)
August 5, 2022 9:00 AM - Subscribe

Utilizing hours of unseen archival footage shot during by Albert and David Maysles as they were making their 1975 documentary, The Beales is a new take on the women of Grey Gardens.

71% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.

Currently streaming in the US on HBO Max and Criterion, and uploaded as well to YouTube. (Hat tip to bcwinters.)
posted by DirtyOldTown (4 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
I’m surprised they didn’t have more fires.
posted by Melismata at 5:39 PM on August 5 [1 favorite]


If, after watching this, you still can't get enough of the women of Grey Gardens, there's a little bit more footage in the documentary That Summer which is a bit more behind the scenes / prequel of the Maysles footage (previously).
posted by Ashwagandha at 2:29 PM on August 7


If, after watching this, you still can't get enough of the women of Grey Gardens, there's a little bit more footage in the documentary That Summer

Yup! That one is on FF, too.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 2:48 PM on August 7


DirtyOldTown, I apologise as I didn't think to check but in my defence you do post a lot of movies on Fanfare...
posted by Ashwagandha at 1:50 PM on August 8


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