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Streep and Roberts share spotlight at "Osage County" premiere

Amid a strong Oscar "buzz," stars Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts shared the spotlight on the red carpet Monday night (December 16) at the premiere of their dysfunctional family drama, "August: Osage County." The film tells the story of a family that is "messed-up" on several levels, starting with Violet, Meryl Streep's pill-popping, viper-tongued matriarch. Barb, played by Roberts offers strong support on screen, as the bitter daughter who bristles at Violet's barbs and wallows in a world of unfulfilled promise. Add a "pickled" alcoholic poet of a father, an old-maid sister, the flighty daughter, the cowed cousin, the pot-smoking teen, the philandering husband and the sleazy boyfriend, and the family picture is not pretty. SOUNDBITE Meryl Street saying (English): "Sometimes you are in a film where people fly in do their part and then fly out. We really lived it together, we really earned the title of dysfunctional family." Although the film is rooted in dy

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