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Ginger & Rosa

Ginger & Rosa
  • 2012
  • UK
  • 90 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Sally Potter
  • Cast: Elle Fanning, Christina Hendricks, Annette Bening
  • UK release: 19 October 2012

Ginger (Fanning) and Rosa (Englert) are teenage best friends in early 60s London whose lives are disrupted by the looming Cuban missile crisis and the unreliability of the adults around them. Potter adeptly captures adolescent intensity without mocking it, and Fanning in particular gives a committed, delightful performance.

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Interview: Sally Potter on Ginger and Rosa

24 Oct 2012

The director discusses the making of her 1960s-set teen drama

Working on her new film Ginger and Rosa, Sally Potter found herself oddly attuned to a particular feature of the landscape. ‘I kept seeing teenagers everywhere,’ says the now sixty-three year old director of Orlando, The Tango Lesson and The Man Who…

Ginger & Rosa

8 Oct 20124 stars

1960s-set drama featuring a strong performance from Elle Fanning

The handholding, bath-sharing and general giggliness that kicks off Sally Potter’s sixties-set drama suggests a warm paean to the hermetic intensities of female friendship: a Heavenly Creatures without the murder, say, or a modern spin on the playful…

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