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DP/30: Damsels in Distress, actor Greta Gerwig

GRETA 2010

3 Responses to “DP/30: Damsels in Distress, actor Greta Gerwig”

  1. The Pope says:

    Nicely chosen quote to open it: “little girls grow up so much faster than little boys.”

    And wow, has she growed up. Gorgeous to look at. Lovely to listen to. Please someone make an entire movie around her!

  2. sanj says:

    talk about musicals for 5 minutes – don’t ask her to sing something . plus i like her with short hair ..nice background – fancy place.

  3. KrazyEyes says:

    She looked so much better in 2010. She looks too glossed over now. Maybe it was just a bad make-up job.

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