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Review: 'Ginger & Rosa' a showcase for Elle Fanning
Review: 'Ginger & Rosa' a showcase for Elle Fanning

As the ampersand between their names indicates, "Ginger & Rosa" are inseparable, pals since birth, best friends for as long as anyone can remember. At least until now. It's 1962 in London, and 17-year-old Rosa worries about finding true love, "the kind that lasts forever." Ginger, however, has other, weightier concerns. "If there is a forever," is her immediate response, with a big emphasis on the "if." An empathetic and aware film, "Ginger & Rosa" is several striking things all at once. It's an adult look at the teenage years, an examination of how personal emotions inform political action, a noteworthy change of pace...

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