Grey Gardens

The Sets

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Grey Gardens

The Sets

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The house plays so much of a character in the film that Sucsy and production designer Kalina Ivanov were eventually given no choice but to build a full façade-in less than six weeks. "Everything was real," says Ivanov, who referenced the architectural plans of the real Grey Gardens. "I think that when you're dealing with a house like that, you have to use the real materials. We duplicated the windows, everything."