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August: Osage County ()


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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... See more »

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Violet Weston
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Barbara Weston
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Charlie Aiken
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Bill Fordham
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Mattie Fae Aiken
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Beverly Weston
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Steve Huberbrecht
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Ivy Weston
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Karen Weston
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Jean Fordham
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Little Charles Aiken
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Johnna Monevata
Will Coffey ...
Sheriff Deon Gilbeau
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Dr. Burke
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Liquor Store Owner
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Radio Announcer
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Radio Announcer
Arlin Miller ...
Baseball Announcer
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Young Soldier (uncredited)
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Funeral Attendee (uncredited)

Directed by

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John Wells

Written by

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Tracy Letts ... (screenplay)
 
Tracy Letts ... (play)

Produced by

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Ron Burkle ... executive producer
George Clooney ... producer
Celia D. Costas ... executive producer (as Celia Costas)
Patrick Daly ... co-producer
Jean Doumanian ... producer
Ben Famiglietti ... co-executive producer
Jerry Frankel ... executive producer
Arny Granat ... co-executive producer
Grant Heslov ... producer
Claire Rudnick Polstein ... executive producer
Jeffrey Richards ... executive producer
Steve Traxler ... producer
Bob Weinstein ... executive producer
Harvey Weinstein ... executive producer

Music by

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Gustavo Santaolalla

Cinematography by

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Adriano Goldman ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Stephen Mirrione

Editorial Department

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Alison Beckett ... executive in charge of post production: The Weinstein Company
Stuart Burkin ... executive in charge of post production: The Weinstein Company
George Chavez ... color timer
Eric Chilpa ... color assist: Technicolor
Daniel Gonzalez ... post-production assistant
Michael Hatzer ... supervising digital colorist: Technicolor
Clark Henderson ... title manager: Technicolor
Chris Jensen ... second colorist: Technicolor
Julian McDougald ... digital intermediate producer: Technicolor
Jamal McLemore ... apprentice editor
Lauren Nicolette-Stewart ... post-production coordinator: The Weinstein Company (as Lauren Nicolette)
Brian Ufberg ... first assistant editor
Roy Vasich ... dailies colorist: Technicolor
Everette Webber ... digital intermediate editor: Technicolor (as Everette Jbob Webber)
Denise Woodgerd ... dailies producer: Technicolor
Darin Wooldridge ... home video consultant: Technicolor (as Darin Woolridge)
Corey S. Johnsen ... post-production manager: The Weinstein Company (uncredited)

Casting By

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Kerry Barden
Paul Schnee

Production Design by

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David Gropman

Art Direction by

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Karen Schulz Gropman ... (as Karen Gropman)

Set Decoration by

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Nancy Haigh
Toni Marlo ... (uncredited)

Costume Design by

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Cindy Evans

Makeup Department

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Fríða Aradóttir ... department head hair stylist (as Frida Aradottir)
Jean Ann Black ... makeup artist: Ms. Julia Roberts (as Jean Black)
Shelly D'Apolito ... additional hair stylist (as Shelly Price)
Roxane Griffin ... key hair stylist
J. Roy Helland ... hair designer: Ms. Meryl Streep / makeup designer: Ms. Meryl Streep
Rene Maloney ... additional hair stylist
Ruth Mitchell ... additional makeup artist
Matthew W. Mungle ... prosthetic makeup artist: Ms. Meryl Streep
Lyndell Quiyou ... hair stylist: Ms. Julia Roberts
Björn Rehbein ... key makeup artist (as Bjoern Rehbein)
Carla White ... department head makeup
Clinton Wayne ... prosthetic supply (uncredited)

Production Management

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Deb Dyer ... unit production manager
Julie Rapaport ... executive in charge of production: The Weinstein Company
Leslie Rodier ... post-production supervisor
Dylan Sellers ... executive in charge of production: The Weinstein Company
Nadia Paine ... production supervisor: additional photography (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Dennis Burrell ... second assistant director: second unit
Ian Calip ... second assistant director
Andrew Stahl ... second second assistant director
Richard Styles ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Sarah Brady ... set dresser
Thomas E. Brown ... charge scenic (as Tom Brown)
Roberto Clark ... carpenter
Stacy Clinger ... standby painter
Kirk Corwin ... property master
Donn Cross ... scenic gang boss
Kevin Davidson ... construction foreperson
Ahren Diers ... property assistant
Sean P. Egan ... art department coordinator (as Sean Egan)
Giacomo G. Ghiazza ... storyboard artist (as Giacomo Ghiazza)
Michael Glynn ... assistant property master
Steve Goettelman ... construction foreperson
Zack Hiatt ... set dresser
Justin Hipp ... art department production assistant
Chris Holik ... set dresser
Brandon Jones ... art department production assistant
Quentin Matthys ... set dressing gang boss
Sergey Mazurov ... standby carpenter
Matt Morton ... scenic
Jon Nicholson ... on set dresser
Sara Philpott ... set decorator buyer
Miguel Quiros ... carpenter
Danni Reschley ... construction assistant
Brian Sanderson ... carpenter
Uldarico Sarmiento ... set designer
Patty Sayers ... greens production assistant
David Sullivan ... scenic
Scott Troha ... lead person
Stephanie Waldron ... key greens
Colin Warde ... property assistant
Hap Weaver ... assistant greens
Cale Witter ... carpenter
Stacey Witter ... construction coordinator
Darrel Wyrick ... carpenter
Jazz Bishop ... greens assistant (uncredited)
William 'Ted' Brady ... swing gang (uncredited)
Gregory Hill ... illustrator (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Bryan Arenas ... sound consultant: Dolby
Bobbi Banks ... adr supervisor
Ron Bedrosian ... adr mixer
Lon Bender ... sound designer / sound supervisor
Bill R. Dean ... sound editor (as Bill Dean)
Julie Feiner ... dialogue editor
Kris Fenske ... sound editor
Marc Fishman ... re-recording mixer
Paul Flinchbaugh ... assistant sound editor
Mark Goodermote ... boom operator
Mark C. Grech ... additional boom operator
Glynna Grimala ... sound editor
Catherine Harper ... foley artist
Chris Hogan ... dialogue editor
Joel Holland ... key video assist
Drew Kunin ... sound mixer
Tony Lamberti ... re-recording mixer
Nancy MacLeod ... sound editor (as Nancy MacCleod)
Darrin Mann ... foley mixer
Dave McMoyler ... sound editor
Christian P. Minkler ... re-recording mixer (as Chris Minkler)
Christopher Moriana ... foley artist (as Chris Moriana)
Mike Prestwood Smith ... re-recording mixer
Michael Primmer ... boom operator (as Mike Primmer)
Peter Stevenson ... video utility
Ceri Thomas ... stage technician
James Hyde ... adr mixer (uncredited)
Kyle D. Krajewski ... adr recordist (uncredited)
Daniel J. Leahy ... re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Michael Miller ... adr mixer (uncredited)
Chris Navarro ... adr mixer (uncredited)
Jordan O'Neill ... datasat sound mastering engineer (uncredited)
Ric Schnupp ... adr recordist (uncredited)
Danial Shimiaei ... sound re-recording stage engineer (uncredited) / stage re-recording engineer (uncredited)

Visual Effects by

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Brian Jochum ... visual effects producer: Moving Target
Alan Munro ... visual effects supervisor: Moving Target
Jon Terada ... key visual effects artist: Moving Target
Phil Carbonaro ... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Daren Dochterman ... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Peter Kuran ... visual effects (uncredited)
Kevin Kutchaver ... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Jo Martin ... visual effects coordinator (uncredited)
Wilson Tang ... digital restoration (uncredited)
Pam Vick ... visual effects (uncredited)

Stunts

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Ted Barba ... stunt performer
Jon Bielich ... stunt coordinator
Laurie Cummings ... stunt performer
Alex Daniels ... stunt driver
Tabby Hanson ... stunt performer (as Tabby Hanson-Graham)
Caryn Mower ... stunt performer
Peewee Piemonte ... stunt coordinator
Kent Shelton ... stunt performer
Greg Tash ... stunt driver
Jeff Burleson ... stunt driver (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Liza Bambenek ... "a" camera second assistant: second unit
L. Brian Blagowsky ... gaffer: second unit (as Brian Blagowsky)
Brad Boaz ... generator operator: second unit / grip
Brian Boyll ... electrician
Keith Brown ... grip
Patrick Capone ... director of photography: second unit
Mark Castelaz ... gaffer
M. Shane Cates ... grip (as Matt Cates)
Andrew Cavagnet ... video assist: second unit
Timothy Clarke ... additional "a" camera second assistant: second unit
William Clouter ... grip
Kenneth Coblentz ... grip / key grip: second unit (as Ken Coblentz)
James Coffin ... best boy grip
Joseph A. Cook ... rigging electrician (as Joe Cook)
Jeremy D'Apolito ... grip
Tana Dubbe ... key grip
Loren Elkins ... "a" camera first assistant: underwater unit
Claire Folger ... still photographer
Scott Forrester ... electrician
Peter Geraghty ... "a" camera first assistant: second unit
Thomas Green ... video assist: second unit
Tonja Greenfield ... "a" camera second assistant
Joseph Guerino ... rigging gaffer (as Joe Guerino)
Andy Harris ... additional "a" camera first assistant
Joel Holland ... key video assist
Jimmy Hollingshead ... rigging electrician
Lacey Joy ... film loader
Matthew LeCrone ... electrician (as Matt LeCrone)
John Mang ... "a" dolly grip operator
Nancy Piraquive ... additional "a" camera second assistant
Greg Price ... gaffer: second unit
Rell Putt ... best boy grip: second unit (as Relle Putt) / grip (as Relle Putt)
Jessica Ramos ... "a" camera second assistant: underwater unit
Chris Ritter ... best boy rigging electric
Jon Roman ... grip (as Jonathan Roman)
Pete Romano ... director of photography: underwater unit
Jeremy Smart ... electrician
Tiffani L. Stephenson ... additional "a" camera second assistant (as Tiffani Stephenson)
Iain Struthers ... "a" camera first assistant
Peter Tomshany ... generator operator: second unit
Jim van Dijk ... "a" camera operator (as Jim Van Dijk)
Sebastian Vega ... additional "a" camera first assistant
Thomas D. Watson ... grip
Fritz Weber ... grip (as Fritz K. Weber)
Kevin Wisor ... best boy electric
Mark Wojciechowski ... grip
John Sheeren ... additional first assistant camera (uncredited)
Aaron G. York ... libra head operator (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Sarah Clark ... extras casting associate
Rich Delia ... associate casting supervisor: LA
Allison Estrin ... associate casting supervisor: NY
Michael Fredlund ... casting assistant: NY
Chris Freihofer ... extras casting
Adam Richards ... casting assistant: LA
Kelly Tenner ... extras casting assistant
Patty Connolly ... adr voice casting (uncredited)
Mark Sussman ... adr voice casting (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Nina Johnston ... costumer: Ms. Meryl Streep
Patricia McLaughlin ... costume supervisor
Lisa Parmet ... key costumer
Aura Sperling Pierce ... costumer (as Aura Sperling-Pierce)
Linda Loo Trippe ... costumer (as Linda Trippe)
Fran Vega-Buck ... costumer: Ms. Julia Roberts (as Franny Vega)
Raven Zimmer ... costumer
Nicola Clegg ... costume buyer (uncredited)
Jody Felz ... costume buyer (uncredited)
Anne Gorman ... tailor (uncredited)
Marta Villalobos ... costumer (uncredited)

Location Management

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Michael Fordes ... location assistant
Joe Guest ... location manager (as Joe C. Guest)
Jemme Hennessey ... location scout
Chris Kucharski ... assistant location manager
Alison Naifeh ... assistant location manager
Robert Noonan ... assistant location manager
Eric Papa ... assistant location manager
Robert Perry ... location production assistant
Paul West ... location production assistant
Jeff Wohlgemuth ... location production assistant
Gregory H. Alpert ... location manager: additional photography - Los Angeles (uncredited)
Shane Brown ... location scout (uncredited)
Steve White ... location scout (uncredited)

Music Department

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Ann Barnard ... score librarian
Clint Bennett ... music editor
David Campbell ... music arranger (as David Richard Campbell)
Celeste Chada ... music clearance and licensing
Jo Changer ... assistant orchestra contractor
Richard Glasser ... executive in charge of music: The Weinstein Company
Isobel Griffiths ... orchestral contractor
Anibal Kerpel ... music recording mixer
Everton Nelson ... orchestra leader
Dana Sano ... music supervisor
Del Spiva ... music editor
Libby Umstead ... music coordinator
Nick Wollage ... score recording engineer
Todd Kasow ... music editor (uncredited)
Adam Langston ... additional arranging: orchestration and programming (uncredited)
Michael Stern ... music recording engineer (uncredited)
Jill Streater ... UK music librarian (uncredited)
Travis Warner ... music assistant (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Desiree Bab ... driver
Kelly Blake ... driver
James Crowe ... driver
Saloma Davenport ... driver
Randall Davidson ... driver
Fred Davis ... driver
Darran Douglas ... transportation captain
Gaylord Farrell ... driver
Eric Gibson ... driver
Clarence Harvey ... driver
Jeff Hays ... driver
Mike Hays ... driver
Lew Homme ... driver
Vince Junkins ... transportation captain
Teresa Ketchum ... driver
Geary N. Lambert ... driver
Tyoga Luther ... driver
Larry Moore ... driver
Frank Morreale ... picture car coordinator
Charles 'Mike' Morrison ... driver
Clarence Morton ... driver
Lauren Newhouse ... dispatcher
John Parker ... driver
James Rankin ... driver
Byron Roland ... driver
Patrick Roland ... driver
Arnold Rownan ... driver
Marc Scott ... transportation coordinator
Richie Sutton ... driver
Greg Viglione ... driver
Chris Walden ... driver / transportation captain
John Waltrip ... driver

Other crew

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Andy Axewell ... stand-in
Mary Bailey ... script supervisor
Cassandra Barbour ... rights and clearances: Entertainment Clearances
Evan Beier ... production coordinator
Sam Boeck ... stand-in
Josh Buehler ... stand-in
Ken Byers ... account executive: Technicolor
Ryan Byrd ... set security co-coordinator
Torey Byrne ... craft service production assistant
Laron M. Chapman ... production assistant
Raphael Christopher ... security: Ms. Julia Roberts
Sarah Clark ... stand-in
Gay Cobham ... security: Ms. Julia Roberts (as Gay E. Cobham)
Courtney Cunniff ... assistant: Ms. Jean Doumanian (as Courtney L. Cunniff)
Allison Daly ... payroll accountant
Lagueria Davis ... production secretary
Joshua P. Dease ... first assistant accountant (as Joshua Dease)
Jean Doumanian ... original stage producer
Rachael Edlow ... stand-in
Carey Field ... production assistant
Tina Fortune ... stand-in
Jerry Frankel ... original stage producer
Laurie Frost ... stand-in
Margaret Glynn ... stand-in
Ben Hammer ... cook: For Stars Catering
Lori Hammond ... craft service
Jessica Held ... assistant: Ms. Celia Costas
RoJeanne Herbel ... assistant post production accountant (as Rojeanne Herbel)
Jayson Hill ... cook: For Stars Catering
Elizabeth Himelstein ... dialect coach: Mr. Ewan McGregor (as Liz Himelstein)
Henry Hobson ... cast title montage designer
Leah Holmes ... post production accountant
Steve Hrabko ... cook: For Stars Catering
David B. King ... legal counsel: Oklahoma
Lois King ... script supervisor: second unit
Shannon Kline ... production assistant
Cheryl Kurk ... production accountant
Lisa Kurk-Dmytryk ... second assistant accountant (as Lisa Kurk)
Wendi Laski ... unit publicist
Greg Lea ... account representative: Deluxe
Audrey LeCrone ... stand-in (as Audrey Wagner)
Adrian Lopez ... executive in charge of business and legal affairs: The Weinstein Company
Yelena Makarczyk ... dubbing director
Kristin Martini ... assistant: Mr. John Wells
Nathan Matt ... additional second assistant accountant
Angel McConnell ... assistant: Mr. George Clooney
Don McCorkle ... set medic
Christian McHenry ... assistant production coordinator (as Chris McHenry)
Lori Moore ... stand-in
Cecilie O'Reilly ... dialect coach
Misty Oka ... assistant: Mr. Grant Heslov
Tom Prince ... executive in charge of physical production: The Weinstein Company
Jeffrey Richards ... original stage producer
Madisyn Ritland ... production assistant
Meseidy Rivera ... assistant craft services
Jordan Roby ... stand-in
Oscar Rodriguez ... cook: For Stars Catering
Shannon Romines ... production assistant
Elizabeth H. Ross ... accounting clerk (as Liz Ross)
Greg Saitas ... assistant craft services
Matthew Schulke ... production assistant
Laura Sevier ... rights and clearances: Entertainment Clearances
Reilly Smith ... production assistant
Adam M. Stone ... product placement coordinator: Stone Management (as Adam Stone)
Cat Stone ... product placement coordinator: Stone Management
Lauren B. Taylor ... production assistant
Jayne-Ann Tenggren ... script supervisor: second unit
Lloyd Thomas ... caterer: For Stars Catering
Steve Traxler ... original stage producer
Kate Trippe ... production assistant
Lanayah Turley ... catering assistant: For Stars Catering
Eddie Virden ... additional security and police coordinator
Greg Williams ... stand-in
Bill Wilson ... set security coordinator
Kori E. Wilson ... assistant: Ms. Meryl Streep (as Kori Wilson-Griffin)
Paul Alary ... set production assistant: reshoots (uncredited)
Alex Capaldi ... additional assistant production coordinator (uncredited)
Nicole Fancher ... driving-double: Julianne Nicholson/driving-double: Julia Roberts (uncredited)
John Findley ... pre production location scout (uncredited)
Michael J. Harker ... completion bond representative (uncredited)
Mariah Breitel Hembree ... post script services (uncredited)
Ronald J. Levin ... production counsel (uncredited)
Taylor Lee Mullins ... production assistant (uncredited)
Becka Rose ... stand-in: driving double (uncredited)
James Smith ... medic (uncredited)
Kris Smith ... script supervisor: reshoots (uncredited)
Kori Sparks ... assistant to producer (uncredited)
Jaimie Stevens ... assistant to executive (uncredited)
Caleb Wall ... set production assistant (uncredited)

Thanks

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Lisa Beeman ... the producers wish to thank: City of Bartlesville Community Development
William E. Coombs ... artwork by
Maria Gus ... the producers wish to thank: The Bartlesville Convetion & Visitor's Bureau
David Hawkanson ... the producers wish to thank
Mike Larsen ... mural artwork designed and painted by
Martha Lavey ... the producers wish to thank
Mike McCartney ... the producers wish to thank: The Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce
JD McPherson ... the producers wish to thank
Anna D. Shapiro ... the producers wish to thank
Jill Simpson ... the producers wish to thank: Oklahoma Film & Music Office
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Plot Summary

Violet Weston (Meryl Streep) has cancer and a propensity for pills and alcohol. She's a difficult woman to deal with and her husband has finally had enough. Violet's family gathers including middle daughter Ivy, youngest daughter Karen (with her new fiancé), eldest daughter Barbara (with her separated husband and teenage daughter), and her sister Mattie Fae (with her husband and son in tow). A family tragedy causes tensions to run high and secrets to come out. The Weston women will be forced to examine themselves and their lives whether they want to or not. Welcome to Osage County, Oklahoma in the sweltering heat of August. Written by napierslogs

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Taglines Misery loves family. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Un été à Osage County (France)
  • Im August in Osage County (Germany)
  • Agosto (Spain)
  • August: makhoz Osage (Israel, Hebrew title)
  • Avgoustos (Greece)
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Runtime
  • 121 min
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Box Office

Budget $25,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $139,915, 03 Jan 2014
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $73,745,738, 05 May 2014

Did You Know?

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Trivia Filming at the house took place in the fall. At times it was as chilly as 40 degrees outside. When the leaves around the house began to turn, the production crew painted them green. When the leaves began falling, computer-generated ones were added in post-production. See more »
Goofs The sheriff's car bears an Oklahoma County license plate. Oklahoma County is about 2 1/2 hours away from Osage County. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in 19th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards (2014). See more »
Soundtracks Hinnom, TX See more »
Quotes Ivy Weston: Are you supposed to be smoking?
Violet Weston: Is anybody supposed to smoke?
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