2013-12-25 | Comedy Drama Film | R by MPAA
Synopsis: Beverly Weston is suffering from mouth cancer and has a newly developed addiction to drugs. He hires Johnna as a live-in cook and caregiver for Violet.
Beverly disappears which motivates the family to come together to look for him but only to find a few days later that he has committed suicide. Violet and Beverly’s daughters, Barbara and Karen, along with Ivy, who lives in the house, come to their father’s funeral, as does the entire family.
A series of conflicts ensue over the next several days as Violet and Barbara have never understood each other. Karen’s fiance proves to be a pot smoker and tries to molest his soon-to-be niece, Ivy is planning to run away with her cousin after engaging in a romantic relationship. At the end, Violet remains alone, only with Johnna.
Certification: R by MPAA
Genre(s): Comedy Drama Film
Director(s): John Wells
Producer(s): George Clooney, Jean Doumanian, Grant Heslov, Steve Traxler, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein
Starring: Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor, Chris Cooper, Abigail Breslin, Benedict Cumberbatch, Juliette Lewis, Julianne Nicholson, Margo Martindale, Dermot Mulroney, Sam Shepard, Misty Upham
Story by: Tracy Letts, based on August: Osage County
Music by: Gustavo Santaolalla
Banner / Studio: Smokehouse Pictures
Distributed by: The Weinstein Company