Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, and Julianne Nicholson in John Wells' film adaptation of August: Osage County.
Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, and Julianne Nicholson in John Wells' film adaptation of August: Osage County.
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On Sunday evening, director John Wells' film adaptation of Tracy Letts' Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning play, August: Osage County, walked away with neither of the two Golden Globe Awards for which it was in contention. Oscar- and three-time Golden Globe-winning actress Julia Roberts lost in her eighth nomination to Jennifer Lawrence, who took home a statue for her supporting performance in American Hustle. Three-time Academy Award winner and reigning queen of film Meryl Streep lost in her 28th nomination to Amy Adams, who came away victorious for her leading performance in American Hustle.

August: Osage County follows three sisters — Barbara (Roberts), Ivy (Julianne Nicholson), and Karen (Juliette Lewis) — who are beckoned back home after their father (Sam Shepard) goes missing. Greeting them at the door is the pill-popping, truth-telling matriarch, Violet (Streep), who leads the family in an explosive reunion. The film's cast also features Ewan McGregor, Chris Cooper, Abigail Breslin, Benedict Cumberbatch, Margo Martindale, Dermot Mulroney, and Misty Upham.

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