• Coming Up Roses (2011)

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Release Date: November 9th, 2012

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary
A woman (Bernadette Peters) and her teenage daughter (Rachel Brosnahan) confront bad neighborhoods, money problems, desperation and depression as they cling to hope of a better life.

Cast: Bernadette Peters, Rachel Brosnahan, Peter Friedman, Reyna de Courcy, Jayce Bartok, Shannon Esper, David Cale

Director: Lisa Albright

Genres: Drama

Distributors: Dada Films

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  • Coming Up Roses swerves into a third-act twist that's both an indie cliché and dramatically unnecessary. show more

  • Director Lisa Albright has less success balancing the tones of two eras: the movie is more successful when replicating matter-of-fact '70s grit than the independent miserabilism of the '90s. show more

  • Despite committed and heartfelt performances - especially from the perennially charismatic Peters - director Lisa Albright's soapy semi-autobiographical tale fails to scale the low hurdle of believability. show more

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