Roberts plays Barbara Weston, the oldest Weston daughter, in this drama directed by John Wells. When their father goes missing, the strong willed women of the Weston family return to the Oklahoma Plains home where they were raised by a resentful, pill-popping matriarch.
I mean it was a dream to play this part. But it’s … it’s just so painful really. There’s no sport to it, it all comes from this agony. The truth of it is so deeply wounded that the fun quickly dissipates.