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Film Review - From Up on Poppy Hill

Film Review - Ginger & Rosa

GINGER AND ROSA Elle Fanning Alice Englert

With “Ginger & Rosa,” writer/director Sally Potter searches for ways to isolate the internal churn of adolescence as it’s rocked by troubles ranging in intensity, from global fears to silent shame. It’s an intimate story brought to life by a sharp cast, who locate the wounded spirit Potter is looking to communicate, while the inherent burn of the screenplay creates a welcome heaviness despite a few corners cut in characterization. “Ginger & Rosa” is emotional and real, even when it takes a few soap opera detours, always returning to a place of scrambled teen introspection that’s engaging and, in many ways, relatable. Read the rest at Blu-ray.com


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