Grandma | 2015

Directed by: Paul Weitz

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Main Plot

A teenager facing an unplanned pregnancy seeks help from her acerbic grandmother, a woman who is long estranged from her daughter.


  • Lily Tomlin's character in "Grandma" is a fiercely independent grandmother who helps her granddaughter get an abortion.
  • Julia Garner's character in "Grandma" is a pregnant teenager seeking help from her grandmother to obtain an abortion.
  • Marcia Gay Harden's character in "Grandma" serves as the mother of the protagonist and provides guidance throughout the film.


In the film "Grandma," directed by Paul Weitz, Elle, a feisty and independent grandmother, helps her teenage granddaughter, Sage, raise money for an abortion. Along the way, they encounter various people from Elle's past who contribute to their journey. Eventually, they successfully collect the necessary funds, and Sage undergoes the procedure. Elle then reflects on her own life, finding closure and acceptance, as they both move forward with renewed strength and understanding.

Paul Weitz