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Meet Big and Little Edie Beale: mother and daughter, high-society dropouts, and reclusive cousins of Jackie Onassis. The two manage to thrive together amid the decay and disorder of their East Hampton, New York, mansion, making for an eerily ramshackle echo of the American Camelot. An impossibly intimate portrait, this 1976 documentary by Albert and David Maysles, co-directed by Ellen Hovde and Muffie Meyer, quickly became a cult classic and established Little Edie as a fashion icon and philosopher queen.

Country, Year United States, 1976
DirectorAlbert Maysles, David Maysles, Ellen Hovde, and Muffie Meyer
CastEdith Bouvier Beale and her daughter Edie
ProducerSusan Froemk
Runtime94 MINS, SECS