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.”
Go Inside Grey Gardens
The filmmaker discusses the Beales’ “slow slide” into their eccentric lifestyle, and what he hopes audiences will take away from the film.
Exectuive producer Lucy Barzun Donnelly and producer Rachael Horovitz share what they find most inspiring about 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.