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Flowers in the Attic (2014)

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After the sudden death of their father, four children face cruel treatment from their ruthless grandmother.

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Deborah Chow

Writers:

Virginia C. Andrews (based upon the novel by) (as V.C. Andrews), Kayla Alpert (teleplay by)
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Heather Graham ... Corrine
Ellen Burstyn ... Grandmother
Kiernan Shipka ... Cathy
Mason Dye ... Christopher
Ava Telek ... Carrie
Maxwell Kovach ... Cory
Dylan Bruce ... Bart Winslow
Chad Willett ... Dad
Beau Daniels ... Mr. Foxworth
Laura Jaye ... Female Guest
John Emmet Tracy ... Male Guest
Don Thompson ... Conductor
BJ Harrison ... Sarah
Ian Robison Ian Robison ... Police Officer
Andrew Kavadas ... John
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Based on V.C. Andrews' controversial cult-classic novel, "Flowers in the Attic" tells the story of the Dollanganger kids who, after the unexpected death of their father, are coerced to stay hidden in the attic of their ruthless grandmother. Written by karink

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TV-14

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Official Sites:

Lifetime [United States]

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 January 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Based on a book written by V.C. Andrews, "Flowers in the Attic" first in a set of five novels. The Dollanganger series is told through four movies, one for each book of the same title: "Flowers in the Attic", followed by "Petals on the Wind", "If There Be Thorns" and then "Seeds of Yesterday". The fifth and last book of the saga "Garden of Shadows" takes place before the "Flowers in the Attic" events. There is no movie for the prequel novel as of June 2019. See more »

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When Christopher cuts Cathy's hair because there is tar in it, the tar magically disappears when Cathy asks if he thinks she's pretty, then reappears as he continues to cut. See more »

Quotes

[the children go up to the attic: Christopher leading, then Carrie, then Cory and Cathy heading the rear, who shuts the door a bit and looks around curiously. Each person holds the rail and when they reach the top, Christopher opens the door and flips on the light as piano music plays and they explore, Carrie with Cathy and Cory with Christopher]
Cathy: Carrie!
[puts hands on her shoulders]
Cathy: You can dress up for days in here!
Christopher: Hey, Cor', check it out. You finally get your own record player.
Cory: But it doesn't...
[...]
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Followed by If There Be Thorns (2015) See more »

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Underwelming
18 January 2014 | by LilyMoon1See all my reviews

This is no way compares to the original.. It was like a watered down version that that just skimmed the surface of this great book. If you didn't read it or watch the original then you wouldn't understand some of the references and Heather Graham (whom i really enjoy) was miscast and her acting was under par for this role. Ellen Burstyn however played her part wonderfully and she was truly the only reason i continued to watch the film to the end..I wish i could've given this a better review as i loved the book and the original movie ..sadly when it comes to this remake i was completely underwhelmed and disappointed. Next time i hope they stick closer to the plot and not do as much rearranging.


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