August: Osage County

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

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Meryl Streep
Violet Weston

Julia Roberts
Barbara Fordham

Chris Cooper
Violet's Brother-in-law

Margo Martindale
Mattie Fae Aiken

Abigail Breslin
Jean Fordham

more cast & crew
MPAA Rating
R for language including sexual references, and for drug material.
2 hours, 1 minutes

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Story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them. Meryl Streep has been cast as pill-popping matriarch Violet Weston, and Julia Roberts will play her complicated adult daughter Barbara. official plot version from

Additional Notes

  • Based on Tracy Letts' Pulitzer-winning play. The play, which premiered in 2007 at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre Company, went on to Broadway and London as it picked up the Pulitzer for drama and the Tony for best play. Harvey Weinstein has been developing a film version since 2007.