Movie Fact #150 - February 9th, 2021

 

The title of the 2013 film August: Osage County, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning eponymous 2007 play written by Tracy Letts (Who returned to pen the screenplay for this adaptation), obviously conveys that the film takes place during the month of August in Pawhuska, Oklahoma. However, the setting is meant to be hot, but during filming it was, at times, as chilly as 40 degrees outside. And when the leaves around the house began to turn, the production crew painted them green. Then, when the leaves began falling, computer-generated ones were added in post-production. In other words, the world doesn't sync to the clock of a production. Stay tuned!

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