With various versions over the years, August: Osage County returns to the big screen, directed by John Wells and written by Tracy Letts, the author and Pulitzer Prize winner, responsible for August: Osage County. It has become one of the most acclaimed and filmed works in American literature, film and theatre.
And for this new version of August: Osage County on the big screen there's a star-studded cast, with Meryl Streep in the lead, along with Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor, Chris Cooper, Abigail Breslin, Benedict Cumberbatch, Juliette Lewis, Dermot Mulroney, Julianne Nicholson, Sam Shepard, etc.
All of them in August: Osage County to tell a tragicomic family story, meeting at a funeral that brings together the Weston family. A meeting that will serve to bring out all the old conflicts and blame buried by time, from the mother who's seriously ill, to the three daughters, each of which have a disastrous love life.