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A hard-rocking guitarist

Published:Tuesday | August 4, 2015 | 12:00 AM
Academy Award winner Meryl Streep stars as a hard-rocking singer/guitarist in ‘Ricki and the Flash’.

Three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep goes electric and takes on a whole new gig - a hard-rocking singer/guitarist - for Academy Award-winning director Jonathan Demme and Academy Award-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody in the uplifting comedy Ricki and the Flash.

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; Grammy Award winner Rick Springfield and Academy Award winner Kevin Kline.