Written by Diablo Cody (Oscar winner for Juno) directed by Jonathan Demme (Oscar winner for “The Silence of the Lambs”). The film follows the rock star life of Ricki as she tries to get the family back together after she neglected them for many years when she became famous.
Ricki’s daughter is played by Streep’s real-life daughter Mamie Gummer and her bandmate is played by real-life rock star Rick Springfield. In my opinion, it was absolutely genius to have them work together and have that real mother-daughter dynamic on screen.
The film is about Ricki’s daughter getting married so she returns home to reunite with her family and attempts to fix all the broken pieces.
Check out this movie this summer! The film will arrive at the movie theater nearest you on August 7.