Grandma

"A refreshingly modest, no-frills movie that is character-driven in the most rewarding possible sense."
- David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter
"This constantly surprising character piece should spark deserved awards chatter for Tomlin."
- Scott Foundas, Variety
Official Selection - Sundance Film Festival 2015
Official Selection - Tribeca Film Festival 2015
Opening Night - Inside Out Film Festival 2015

Synopsis

Lily Tomlin is Elle Reid. Elle has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend when Elle's granddaughter Sage unexpectedly shows up needing $600 bucks before sundown. Temporarily broke, Grandma Elle and Sage spend the day trying to get their hands on the cash as their unannounced visits to old friends and flames end up rattling skeletons and digging up secrets.
Original Languages: English, French
Genre: Comedy
Running Time: 80 min
Year: 2014

CREDITS

CAST
Julia Garner ()
Lily Tomlin ()
Laverne Cox ()
Judy Greer ()
Marcia Gay Harden ()
DIRECTED BY
Paul Weitz

TRAILER


PHOTOS

Julia Garner and Lily Tomlin, in Grandma. Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Left to right: Lily Tomlin as Elle and Julia Garner as Sage. Photo by Glen Wilson, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Let to right: Lily Tomlin as Elle and Julia Garner as Sage. Photo by Glen Wilson, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Julia Garner as Sage. Photo by Aaron Epstein, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Lily Tomlin as Elle. Photo by Glen Wilson, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Julia Garner as Sage. Photo by Glen Wilson, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Left to right: Lily Tomlin as Elle, Nat Wolf as Cam and Julia Garner as Sage. Photo by Glen Wilson, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Left to right: Lily Tomlin as Elle. Photo by Glen Wilson, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Lily Tomlin as Elle. Photo by Glen Wilson, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Left to right: Lily Tomlin and Writer/Director Paul Weitz. Photo by Glen Wilson, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Judy Greer as Olivia. Photo by Glen Wilson, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Lily Tomlin as Elle. Photo by Glen Wilson, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Left to right: Julia Garner, Writer/Director Paul Weitz, Lily Tomlin and Marcia Gay Haren. Photo by Glen Wilson, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Julia Garner as Sage and Lily Tomlin as Elle. Photo by Glen Wilson, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Marcia Gay Harden as Judy. Photo by Glen Wilson, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Left to right: Marcia Gay Harden as Judy, Lily Tomlin as Elle and Julia Garner as Sage. Photo by Glen Wilson, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Left to right: Lily Tomlin as Elle and Marcia Gay Harden as Judy. Photo by Glen Wilson, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Marcia Gay Harden as Judy. Photo by Glen Wilson, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Julia Garner as Sage. Photo by Glen Wilson, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Left to right: Laverne Cox as Deathy and Julia Garner as Sage Photo by Glen Wilson, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Sam Elliott as Karl. Photo by Glen Wilson, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Lily Tomlin as Elle. Photo by Aaron Epstein, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.