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Brie Larson, Naomi Watts attend ‘The Glass Castle’ N.Y. premiere

Brie Larson, Naomi Watts attend ‘The Glass Castle’ N.Y. premiere

Author Jeannette Walls stood confidently before a barrage of flashbulbs at the red carpet premiere of “The Glass Castle” Wednesday in New York. The former columnist, whose best-selling memoir turned feature film opens wide this week, cut a glamorous figure in a cream-colored Ralph Lauren pantsuit — a far cry from her transient and often dysfunctional upbringing.

“[This suit] is out of my comfort zone,” exclaimed Walls. “I’m in Virginia now — I’m a hick. For me, dressing up is shoes that aren’t waterproof.”

Actress Brie Larson plays Walls in young adulthood throughout the...

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