Flowers in the Attic

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  • TV-14
  • 2014
  • 1 Season
  • 6.1  (9,222)

Flowers in the Attic is a dramatic television show that aired on Lifetime in 2014, based on the novel of the same name by V.C. Andrews. The story follows four siblings who are locked up in an attic following their father's death, as their mother tries to win back her father's inheritance. The show stars Ellen Burstyn as Olivia, the children's cruel and religious grandmother, and Heather Graham as Corrine, the mother of the four siblings.

The show revolves around the lives of the four children, Cathy, Chris, Cory, and Carrie, as they are forced to stay in their grandmother's attic for years. The children are told that their stay in the attic is temporary, and that they will eventually move to a bigger house with their mother once she wins her father's inheritance. However, as the days go by, the children begin to realize that their mother has no intention of freeing them from the attic.

As the children's time in the attic gets longer, they begin to develop a bond with each other. However, their grandmother Olivia is determined to keep them apart, as she believes that they are the result of a sinful relationship between her son and daughter-in-law. Olivia is also abusive towards the children, often whipping them to punish them for their imagined sins.

Throughout the series, the children face numerous challenges as they try to survive in the attic. They deal with hunger, illness, and the fear of being caught by their grandmother. Despite their challenges, the children remain hopeful that they will eventually be freed from their captivity.

Meanwhile, Corrine is trying to win back her father's inheritance and trying to find a way to free her children from the attic. She is torn between her love for her children and her desire to regain her family's fortune. Corrine's attempts to free her children take a dark turn when she marries her half-uncle, in an effort to secure her inheritance. Her marriage creates even more tension and drama for the already dysfunctional family.

One of the standout performances in the show is Ellen Burstyn's portrayal of Olivia, the children's grandmother. Her performance is chilling, as she delivers lines with a cold and unforgiving tone. She is a fanatical and abusive character that perfectly fits the story's Gothic horror vibe.

Flowers in the Attic is a complex and dramatic show that explores themes of family, love, abuse, and survival. The series does an excellent job of maintaining suspense throughout, as the audience roots for the children's escape from the attic. The show features superb writing, excellent performances, an attention-grabbing plot, and high production values.

In conclusion, Flowers in the Attic is a harrowing and unnerving television show that explores the dark side of family relationships. The story is engaging and intense, and the performances from Ellen Burstyn and Heather Graham are captivating. It's a must-watch for fans of Gothic horror and fans of dark dramas.

Flowers in the Attic is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (1 episodes). The series first aired on January 18, 2014.

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Flowers in the Attic
1. Flowers in the Attic
January 18, 2014
After the Dollanganger kids father dies unexpectedly, their mother Corrine wants to reclaim the family fortune so she convinces them to hide in their wealthy grandparents attic. But her visits begin to decline after she gets a new husband, the children suffer unimaginable treatment by their grandmother Olivia Foxworth. When Cathy and Christopher come of age, their family's past traps them further as they look for comfort.
Where to Watch Flowers in the Attic
Flowers in the Attic is available for streaming on the Lifetime website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Flowers in the Attic on demand at Vudu and Google Play.
  • Premiere Date
    January 18, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    6.1  (9,222)