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Grantham & Rose

Grantham & Rose is a 2014 American independent coming of age drama film directed by Kristin Hanggi and starring Jake T. Austin and Marla Gibbs. It is Hanggi's directorial debut.[1] Michael Urie and Mark Lee served as an executive producers of the film.[2]

Grantham & Rose
Film poster
Directed byKristin Hanggi
Produced byEvangel Fung
Meghan-Michele German
Written byRyan Spahn
Music byJason Whitton
CinematographyRyan Mitchel
Edited byYaniv Dabach
ClubNano Films
Ur-Mee Entertainment
Distributed byMarVista Entertainment
Release date
  • March 23, 2014 (2014-03-23) (Cleveland International Film Festival)
Running time
90 minutes
CountryUnited States



Grantham (Jake T. Austin) struggles to become a man when a spontaneous road trip places him in the care of an 81-year-old African-American woman named Rose (Marla Gibbs).



On August 2, 2012, it was announced that Gibbs would be cast opposite Austin in the film.[2][3] Filming began in Georgia on August 2012.[4]

Release and receptionEdit

MarVista Entertainment released Grantham & Rose on February 10, 2015.[5][6] The film premiered on Netflix on August 21, 2015.[7]

The film has an Audience Score of 53% on Rotten Tomatoes.[8]


  1. ^ Obenson, Tambay A. (20 November 2013). "Watch Marla Gibbs, Tessa Thompson, Jake T. Austin In Trailer For 'Grantham And Rose'". IndieWire. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  2. ^ a b McNary, Dave (2 August 2012). "Marla Gibbs set for 'Grantham and Rose'". Variety (magazine). Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  3. ^ McNary, Dave (3 August 2012). "Marla Gibbs set for 'Grantham and Rose': Thesp cast opposite Jake T. Austin in indie pic". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  4. ^ Obenson, Tambay A. (2 August 2012). "Marla Gibbs Will Be Feisty Rose Price In Indie Feature 'Grantham And Rose' (Tessa Thompson, A Maybe)". IndieWire. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  5. ^ Obenson, Tambay A. (2 February 2015). "MarVista to Release Coming of Age Road Tripper 'Grantham & Rose' (Marla Gibbs, Tessa Thompson, Jake T. Austin)". IndieWire. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  6. ^ "MarVista Digital Entertainment's February Movie Premieres, Grantham & Rose, Starring Jake T. Austin, and Meet My Valentine, Starring Scott Wolf, Explore The Challenging Dynamics of Relationships". PR Newswire. 26 January 2015. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  7. ^ O'Neil, Lorena (18 March 2015). "Netflix New Releases Coming in August 2015: 'Hurt Locker,' 'Leap Year,' 'Seeking a Friend for the End of the World'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  8. ^ "Grantham & Rose". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 21 July 2016.

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