Peace, Love, and Misunderstanding In a relationship drama as synthetic as this one — about three generations of women who find their bliss in a groovy present-day Woodstock, N.Y.,… Peace, Love, and Misunderstanding In a relationship drama as synthetic as this one — about three generations of women who find their bliss in a groovy present-day Woodstock, N.Y.,… 2012-06-08 R PT96M Jane Fonda Catherine Keener Elizabeth Olsen IFC Films
Movie Review

Peace, Love, And Misunderstanding (2012)

MPAA Rating: R
PEACE, LOVE AND MISUNDERSTANDING Elizabeth Olsen as Zoe, Jane Fonda as Grace, and Catherine Keener as Diane
Image credit: Jacob Hutchings
PEACE, LOVE AND MISUNDERSTANDING Elizabeth Olsen as Zoe, Jane Fonda as Grace, and Catherine Keener as Diane
EW's GRADE
D+

Details Limited Release: Jun 08, 2012; Rated: R; Length: 96 Minutes; With: Jane Fonda, Catherine Keener and Elizabeth Olsen; Distributor: IFC Films

In a relationship drama as synthetic as this one — about three generations of women who find their bliss in a groovy present-day Woodstock, N.Y., not found on any map — you grab your silly pleasures where you can find them. So let's hear it for the giant wig of Pre-Raphaelite gray corkscrews planted on the noggin of Jane Fonda as a glamorous hippie grandma. The hairdo meets its match in the dull Ann Taylor togs encasing Catherine Keener: That's how you know Granny's daughter is an uptight lawyer. D+

Originally posted Jun 06, 2012 Published in issue #1211 Jun 15, 2012 Order article reprints
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