Ginger & Rosa Synopsis
Ginger and Rosa's friendship is shattered by desire and the determination to survive.
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Entertainment Weekly

A touching drama from British art-house filmmaker Sally Potter, who broke through to wider audiences with 1992's "Orlando" and has now made...
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Slant Magazine

With Ginger & Rosa, Sally Potter manages to avoid nearly every pratfall of such period pieces, focusing on extreme alienation rather than...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
In Fanning, Potter has found the perfect vessel, and the miracle is that the actress doesn’t even seem to be trying. She just is.
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By Bob Mondello
An intriguingly complex portrait of both of its characters and of the time of flux they live in.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It's a portrait of a time and place, characters keeping company around a simple kitchen table, and the helplessness adolescents feel when...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Sally Potter's twin interests - in grand world movements and in the grand internal movements in people lives - are effectively brought to...
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New York Post

By Sara Stewart
There’s not a bad performance in the bunch. Hendricks’ and Fanning’s Brit accents are nicely un-showy.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Ms. Englert's performance isn't as interesting as it might have been if the writing hadn't favored Ginger. But Ms. Fanning, a young actress...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
The film’s small scale is more than compensated for by its insights into adolescent awareness, the passions stoked by global causes and the...
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Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
Potter’s film is at is most artful in the painterly ways she composes the wordless scenes of the girls testing cigarettes, hitchhiking with...
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By steplin36
A slow beginning but then you are fully aware what is happening and really get i8nto this story,it was very well done and would recommend it....

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By Peneflix
1962: Samoa granted independence from New Zealand, John Glenn is the first American to orbit earth, Jackie Kennedy gives a televised tour of the White House, Pope John XXIII excommunicates Fidel...

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By sshoward
Just saw Ginger and Rosa. If this film hadn't been under the radar, Elle Fanning would undoubtedly have been rewarded with an Oscar nomination for Best Actress, giving a performance which is now...

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By rumbledoggie
Every frame of this film is a gorgeous composition. Elle Fanning is particularly stunning, in a cast brimming with talent. Sally Potter directs with great brio and precision....

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Bittersweet poem to bitter days

By pterry4500
Well written, well acted, well directed, bittersweet poem to bitter days....

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Rated PG-13 | For Mature disturbing thematic material involving teen choices - sexuality, drinking, smoking, and for language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Coming-of-age drama examines teenage anxieties.
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