Ricki and the Flash
Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline and Mamie Gummer star in the music drama Ricki and the Flash. Watch the movie trailer below. A musician, (Streep) who gave up everything for her dream of rock-and-roll stardom, returns home looking to make things right with her daughter (Gummer).
Release Date: August 7, 2015
Studio: TriStar Pictures (Sony)
Genre: Drama, Music
Director: Jonathan Demme
Screenwriter: Diablo Cody
Cast: Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Mamie Gummer, Audra McDonald, Sebastian Stan, Rick Springfield
Running Time: 1 hr. 42 min.
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for thematic material, brief drug content, sexuality and language.
Official Website: RickiAndTheFlash.com
Three-time Academy Award® winner Meryl Streep goes electric and takes on a whole new gig – a hard-rocking singer/guitarist – for Oscar®-winning director Jonathan Demme and Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody in the uplifting comedy Ricki and the Flash. In a film loaded with music and live performance, Streep stars as Ricki, a guitar heroine who gave up everything for her dream of rock-and-roll stardom, but is now returning home to make things right with her family. Streep stars opposite her real-life daughter Mamie Gummer, who plays her fictional daughter; Rick Springfield, who takes on the role of a Flash member in love with Ricki; and Kevin Kline, who portrays Ricki’s long-suffering ex-husband.