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Nobody Likes a Grouch

Shades of Gray

We went to a movie Saturday night with our good friends Meg and Joe.  Everyone in the audience was in their 70’s (or older).    We’re used to seeing an all silver-hair crowd at classical music concerts, but at the movies?

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is about a group of British retirees who end  up in Jaipur India—one (unhappily) married couple and a bunch of singles who didn’t know each other before setting out.  The film has a colorful location and a great cast of misfits who eventually fit in. There are some lines that were quite funny to us, but might not amuse anyone under sixty-five.

A movie for the geezer generation.  Who would have thunk it?

But wait, that’s not all.  A movie about an octogenarian husband and wife facing their mortality won the coveted Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival last Sunday, beating out twenty-one other films.

Fellow 70-somethings, we’re on a roll!


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