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Ricki and the Flash

Ricki and the Flash
  • 2015
  • US
  • 101 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Jonathan Demme
  • Written by: Diablo Cody
  • Cast: Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Mamie Gummer
  • UK release: 7 August 2015

Ricki (Streep) left her family decades ago to be a rock star; today, she leads a bar band. Then her ex-husband (Kline) calls with dramatic news. Despite Cody's uncharacteristically flimsy story, Streep and her real-life daughter Gummer are wonderful, there are some laughs as well as a joyous sing-along climax.

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Ricki and the Flash

31 Aug 20153 stars

Meryl Streep rocks out in this well-cast but slight musical dramedy

Meryl Streep is a blast in a film from writer Diablo Cody (Juno) about an unrepentant rock chick who, decades earlier, left her family to pursue her dream of stardom. It never happened but Ricki still rocks out a suburban LA bar every weekend with…

Meryl Streep set for indie drama Ricky and the Flash

26 Mar 2014

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Meryl Streep is attached to star in indie drama 'Ricky and the Flash'. The Oscar-winning 'The Iron Lady' actress will play a fading rockstar who finally attempts to reconnect with her children after years of estrangement when one of them goes through…

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