Grisley Grisell: A Tale of the Wars of the Roses {Review + Giveaway}

by | Oct 23, 2022 | Giveaway, Movies, Reviews, Sponsors | 50 comments

Industrious Family Films recently visited our parish for screening of their full length film followed by a meet and greet with the makers.  We weren’t able to attend but we watched Grisley Grisell: A Talk of the Wars of the Roses, a movie based on the novel by Charlotte M. Younge, on DVD this afternoon. 
The production of Grisly Grisell admirably includes the entire family in its creation. It invites the audience to explore the lesser known intrigues of 15th century English monarchy.
Industrious Family Films has produced other movies as well including Outlaws of Ravenhurst and Max & Carlota: A Catholic Love Story
I look forward to seeing what they come up with next!
.: Giveaway :. 
 

I have a set of three DVDs from Industrious Family Films to send to one of you! Please leave a comment on this post and enter for a chance to win using the Rafflecopter box below:

Giveaway closes on 10/28/2022 at 11:59PM PST. I’ll draw a name and notify the winner via the email provided though Rafflecopter on 10/29/22. Good luck!

50 Comments

  1. Anonymous

    I've not heard of these, so thank you for sharing! We love family movie nights and will check these out.

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  2. Mindy

    How interesting! Loved the book Outlaws of Ravenhurst.

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  3. Heather J

    I also loves the book Outlaws of Ravenhurst! I’m so intrigued by this movie.

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  4. Anonymous

    I have not heard of these before, thanks for sharing!

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  5. Anonymous

    Thrilled to hear about these new Catholic movies! Our family loved the book Grisly Griselle, but I've never heard of Max & Carlota. So fun!!

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  6. Anonymous

    Thanks for the opportunity to enjoy new-to-us films our family can enjoy together.

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  7. Anonymous

    I look forward to checking these out. Thanks for sharing!

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  8. Anonymous

    The Bowens are indeed an “Industrious Family”! They are new to me and I’m happy to know about these wholesome movies. Thank you for sharing!

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  9. Anonymous

    Thank you! Excited to get the chance to see these new Catholic flicks!

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  10. Jen

    I’m in the process of getting my kids a good Catholic movie collection. Since I’m not one of those awesome moms who can forbid tv all together, I’m hoping to fill them with good Catholic content. Thank you for this giveaway opportunity and letting me know about these movies.

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  11. Anonymous

    I hadn’t heard of these films. Thank you for your post and for the giveaway!

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  12. Anonymous

    Besides homeschooling 6 kids, I am the youth leader at our parish (middle and high school). I showed the youth a video about Maria Goretti and it really impacted them.

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  13. IndustriousFamily

    Our mom forbid tv altogether for a little while. That’s why we started making films so that children who share our values would have something to watch. I really hope you all enjoy the movies!

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  14. Anonymous

    I love it! What a fun way to spend an evening especially with Advent coming. I’m always on the look out for tales to watch!

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  15. Anonymous

    I’m so intrigued I’ve never heard of these films before I love the book Outlaws of Ravenhurst! Thanks for writing about these films.

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  16. Anonymous

    These look fantastic! I’d never heard of them before- thank you for sharing! It’s hard to find good appropriate television for the whole family!

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  17. Anonymous

    Thank you for this giveaway. These films are great for the entire family.
    Marilyn.

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  18. Anonymous

    All three of these look interesting!!! I had been looking for a dvd of the Outlaws of Ravenhurst.

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  19. Anonymous

    My daughter and I read Grisley Grisell and really enjoyed it last year.
    Natalie

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  20. Anonymous

    I have started reading Outlaws of Ravenhurst with my sons, I didn’t realize there was a movie too! That would be fun to watch for family movie night after we finish the book.

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  21. Maria Andress

    These would be fun to see!

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  22. Anonymous

    I’d be curious to see what these films are like! We always loved “Outlaws of Ravenhurst” growing up, so much so it seems like every homeschool group had its own home made video of it 😄

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  23. Erin

    I never knew there was a movie for Outlaws of Ravenhurst….loved book. Sounds amazing!!!

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  24. Anonymous

    These movies remind me of the 2012 film "The War of the Vendée" from Navis Films. Great Catholic productions put on by a very talented cast and crew!

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  25. Anonymous

    Looking forward to seeing the films! My kids are Outlaws of Ravenhurst fans.

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  26. Anonymous

    I have never heard of this company. I always enjoy reading your blog and getting some new gift ideas or being introduced to new companies that promote the faith. – Laura G.

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  27. Anonymous

    I love these kind of movies so much. The kids and I loved the navis pictures movies and can't wait to watch this one! Perfect for children! Thank you for all your wonderful ideas here!

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  28. Anonymous

    Oh! Those sound fantastic. My kids would love them.

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  29. Jeramie D

    I have not heard of these until now!! I’m excited to check these movies out! Thank you for sharing!

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  30. Anonymous

    I was completely unaware of this film company. Thank you for sharing, these would make great Christmas gifts for kids who have outgrown the CCC animated films.

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  31. Emilianne Hackett

    These all look great!

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  32. Emilianne Hackett

    I hope to win these! They look really good!!!

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  33. Nicole Ernest

    These looks wonderful! Thank you

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  34. Anonymous

    Love Your Site

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  35. Anonymous

    Thank you for sharing this company.

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  36. Amy Chapman

    Looks interesting! I look forward to learning more!

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  37. Anonymous

    Oh, I didn't know these existed! So exciting.

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  38. Anonymous

    How exciting! I’ve not heard of these before but am always looking for wonderful additions to our family library. 🙂

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  39. Slavena

    Thanks for a chance to enter to win

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  40. Anonymous

    How wonderful! My kids love watching the kid actors in the War of the Vendee. I know these will be a huge hit with my kiddos!

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  41. Anonymous

    Would love these for my kids!! ❤️

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  42. Jocelyn

    So neat!!!!! Thank-you!! We once said that if we could have a movie made from any book, (if it were truly well done!), then we would choose Outlaws of Ravenhurst!!!!

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  43. Anonymous

    Would love ❤️ to win !

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  44. Anonymous

    I am excited to see these movies

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  45. Anonymous

    Thank you so much for the giveaway! Just in time for All saints day 💗

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  46. ADTWF

    Oh, my sons would love this, and so would their friends. I hope we win!

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  47. Anonymous

    Would love to win these to add to our movie collection! Good luck everyone!

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  48. Anonymous

    These look like great movies. I know my children would really enjoy them.

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