The 'Flowers in the Attic' Lifetime movie needed more incest

Lifetime is already the home of the most wonderful guilty pleasure movies, so an adaptation of V.C. Andrews' "Flowers in the Attic" was a perfect fit. But the translation from gothic teen novel to campy TV movie lost a little of its delicious pulp along the way. The novel and both movie versions follow the lives of the Dollanganger children (Kiernan Shipka and Mason Dye), who are moved from their perfect suburban Stepford life into a locked attic room at their mom's parents' mansion. Turns out, their parents were actually related, and their mother (Heather Graham) was disowned from her family for her relationship.When her husband dies, she returns home in the hopes of getting her father's inheritance but must keep her "evil spawn" hidden (with the help of her evil mother, played by Ellen Burstyn). The children live in the attic for years before they realize that their mother has actually abandoned them. Yep,...


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