Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

January 16, 2014

Movie preview: “August: Osage County”

Rated: R for language, drug material and sexual references

Running time: 1 hr 59 min

Cast: Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Chris Cooper, Ewan McGregor, Benedict Cumberbatch, Juliette Lewis, Sam Shepard, Abigail Breslin, Dermot Mulroney

Plot: An adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize winning play, “August: Osage County” tells the story of a dysfunctional family, who all come together after the death of the patriarch. As the clan bickers and jokes, old truths come to the surface, jealousies flourish, and eventually each of the characters confronts some past hurt or future fear.