August: Osage County (2013)

R   |    |  Comedy, Drama


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A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.


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19 November 2013 | mjcr93
10
| Intense Film
This film was amazing. The cast, director, and cinematographer are top notch. It will surely be nominated for several Oscars. I had a chance to view it during a Film Festival and was excited that I got a ticket to this sold out showing. But then, halfway through the movie, I nearly walked out.

The outrageous, violent, destructive behavior of the characters and between the characters hit a little too close to home for my comfort. For those who think the actions of the characters seem over the top, let me assure you they are not. When you mix addiction, lies, and a lifetime of pain, you get exactly this type of toxic concoction.

I required multiple tissues to get me through to the end, but ultimately I stayed (as a film lover, I could not bring myself to walk out of such a wonderfully crafted movie). I'm glad I did.

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Release Date:

10 January 2014

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Filming Locations

Oklahoma, USA

Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$179,302 29 December 2013

Gross USA:

$37,738,810

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$74,188,937

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