Winner of 6 Emmys and 2 Golden Globes

In 1973, filmmakers Albert and David Maysles entered the strange world of “Big Edie” and “Little Edie” Bouvier Beale, two charming eccentrics who were relatives of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. Thirty-five years later, using the documentary as a framework, director-writer Michael Sucsy's original story for Grey Gardens offers a wry, behind-the-scenes look at the Beales and their unique mother-daughter bond. Read More


“Tragicomedy of a very rare and rarefied kind.”

— The Washington Post


Go Inside Grey Gardens

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FROM THE SET

The Story of Two Women

Stars Jessica Lange and Drew Barrymore discuss the real-life inspiration behind the film, and capturing the larger-than-life energy of their two characters.

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FROM THE SET

Bringing Grey Gardens to Life

Director and executive producer Michael Sucsy and executive producer Lucy Barzun Donnelly offer an inside look at the film.

Interview

Director Michael Sucsy on a ‘Riches to Rags’ Story

The filmmaker discusses the Beales’ “slow slide” into their eccentric lifestyle, and what he hopes audiences will take away from the film.


Big Edie and Little Edie Beale in mourning for JFK

Interview

The Producers Knew the Edies Were Great Characters

Exectuive producer Lucy Barzun Donnelly and producer Rachael Horovitz share what they find most inspiring about Grey Gardens.

Little Big Edie stand by each other smiling
Video2:29

FROM THE SET

The Story of Two Women

Stars Jessica Lange and Drew Barrymore discuss the real-life inspiration behind the film, and capturing the larger-than-life energy of their two characters.

Grey Gardens house poor condition 1960s
Video1:36

FROM THE SET

Bringing Grey Gardens to Life

Director and executive producer Michael Sucsy and executive producer Lucy Barzun Donnelly offer an inside look at the film.

Interview

Director Michael Sucsy on a ‘Riches to Rags’ Story

The filmmaker discusses the Beales’ “slow slide” into their eccentric lifestyle, and what he hopes audiences will take away from the film.


Big Edie and Little Edie Beale in mourning for JFK

Interview

The Producers Knew the Edies Were Great Characters

Exectuive producer Lucy Barzun Donnelly and producer Rachael Horovitz share what they find most inspiring about Grey Gardens.

BEHIND THE SCENES

The Making of Grey Gardens

The cast and crew explain the inspiration behind the film, along with the challenges and joys of telling this unique mother/daughter story.

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