I heard about this film years ago, but I’m just getting around to it now. I love HBO’s documentaries—and no matter how many I consume, it seems like there are plenty more.
I had in my mind that this was basically a remake of the documentary, Grey Gardens, but it wasn’t. It also covered the time in the 1930s before things got out of control.
The Beales are a great metaphor for America—even as it’s decomposing in squalor, it still believes it’ll reach its former great heights again.
When Edie tells Jackie that she should have been the one to be the First Lady—😭😭😭
-Animals in cages.
-Non-vegan foods are featured such as shrimp cocktail and ice cream.
-Some women wear fur.