Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts and Benedict Kamberbatch play the most spectacular poor family in the movies in recent years. For their roles Streep and Roberts received a nomination for “Oscar”.
Having hard time Clan Westons. Not only is the mother of the family forever irritated Violet ( Meryl Streep ) is battling cancer of the oral cavity, so still and her husband is an alcoholic Beverly released Saturday morning from home and was missing. It seems like forever. In the spacious house couple who every day more and more ruthless fries Oklahoma sun begin sletatsya relatives of all kinds: first three adult daughters – Barbara ( Julia Roberts ), Karen ( Juliette Lewis ) and Ivy ( Julianne Nicholson ), – to witness reverence and fend off the incessant insults ejaculated firmly seated on painkillers Violet own.
“August” with his bet on the lengthy dialogues and whipping passions filmed on the American scene greatest hits, award prizes in every possible play Tracy Letts. However, the fact that the theater lasted more than three hours, in the hands of director John Wells fits into two – and, alas, all the charm of the original was saved. So, for Wells spectacular skirmishes and swearing are important psychological authenticity and disclosure characters. Hardest suffering from cuts wayside – for example, trimmed to cartoons characters Chris Cooper and Benedict Kamberbatcha , brother-in-travokurov-deadhead and nephew respectively. On the other hand, all the actors here gets exciting opportunity to frolic with abusive text Letts – and the results are impressive: especially when Roberts yells, “Eat your fish fucking bitch, and shut up!” And Streep shows her heroine hellish mummy, expressive decent kabuki . Yes, in comparison with the grand scale of the film plays dignity seem rustic and not too deep – but they merit of being not cease.