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Ginger and Rosa

Ginger & Rosa

Directed by Sally Potter
United Kingdom, Denmark, 2012


London, 1962. Two teenage girls are inseparable; they play truant together, discuss religion, politics, hairstyles, and dream of lives bigger than their mothers’ domesticity. But, as the Cold War meets the sexual revolution, and with the threat of nuclear holocaust, their friendship is threatened.

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Ginger and Rosa Directed by Sally Potter
Potter has said that she was interested in the “grand passion of teenage friendships.” She has certainly succeeded in Ginger & Rosa in capturing the extremes of adolescence, the period in these two girls lives where God, politics, and jeans are discussed with equal intensity.
October 11, 2012
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The restless perpetual motion of the camerawork . . . , coupled with sharp edits chopping off vignettes in unexpected places, provides a sustaining jolt that gives off the feel of adolescence.
October 09, 2012
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Ginger and Rosa offers substantial insights into love, lust and the roots of radical politics.
September 13, 2012
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