Curated Movies Categorized By Disability, Disorder, Disease And Other Human Challenges

August: Osage County

August: Osage County

August: Osage County

(2013)
R Drama , Mystery
Substance Abuse Death of Spouse Suicidal Death of Parent Scapegoat Identity Passive Aggressive Behavior Caregiving Denial Developmental Delays Alcoholism Abuse, Verbal
Running time: 121 min
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 13 wins & 47 nominations.





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After years of living with his wife Violet in Osage County, Oklahoma, a wife who has cancer and a propensity for pills, Beverly, a noted poet and alcoholic husband, goes fishing and then commits suicide. Violet's family must come together from all parts of the country for the long weekend of funeral events. Her sister, brother in-law, and nephew are local, as is one of her daughters, but the rest arrive with their families and significant others from all over the country. The tragedy reveals secrets the women in the family kept but now must reveal and examine, whether they want to or not.

Director : John Wells
Cast : Meryl Streep, Sam Shepard, Julia Roberts, Chris Cooper, Ewan McGregor, Margo Martindale, Julianne Nicholson,Abigail Breslin, Dermot Mulroney, Juliette Lewis, Benedict Cumberbatch
Writer : Tracy Letts (screenplay), Tracy Letts (play)
Language : English

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