Genes are powerful.
On Thursday, Reese Witherspoon shared a snap of herself back at 15 -- the age you were still learning how to properly use a blowdryer -- as a budding star at her first film festival. Notably, she looks eerily similar to her teenage daughter, Ava Phillippe.
Back in 1991, hints of future megastardom lay in the film's New York Times review:
"Mr. Mulligan also gets an outstandingly natural performance out of Miss Witherspoon, who has no trouble carrying a lot of the film single-handedly," Janet Maslin wrote. "It falls to her to remind the audience that this story is at heart about a family, and she does."
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