Coming Up Roses Synopsis
In a gritty small town, 15-year-old Alice and her mother, Diane, a larger-than-life former actress, cling to each there and the fantasy of a better life.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Director Lisa Albright has less success balancing the tones of two eras: the movie is more successful when replicating matter-of-fact '70s...
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50

New York Post

By Farran Smith Nehme
Coming Up Roses swerves into a third-act twist that's both an indie cliché and dramatically unnecessary.
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40

Time Out New York

By Eric Hynes
Despite committed and heartfelt performances - especially from the perennially charismatic Peters - director Lisa Albright's soapy...
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40

Village Voice

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After a hoot of an entrance by Bernadette Peters showboating a tune from the rafters at a church wedding, Coming Up Roses takes a nosedive...
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40

The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
The grittier side of Coming Up Roses, which Ms. Albright wrote with Christina Lazaridi, is unconvincing boilerplate grunge.
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40

Variety

By Ronnie Scheib
Standout perfs by Bernadette Peters as an aging diva and Rachel Brosnahan as her solicitous 15-year-old daughter are the only reasons to...
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Rated NR