An exuberant Julia Roberts calls working on her latest film,"the best acting experience of my life."
The 46-year-old actress was bubbling with enthusiasm the day after the highly anticipated film adaptation of Tracy Letts' Pulitzer Prize-winning play premiered at the. In the film, Roberts plays the eldest daughter of a brutally honest matriarch, played by Meryl Streep.
"I've never worked so hard in my life -- and I've given birth to three children," Roberts told reporters Tuesday.
The large cast (which also includes Ewan McGregor and Dermot Mulroney) lived near the on-location set in Oklahoma, devoting themselves to capturing Letts' dialogue. The film, to be released Dec. 25, drew mixed reviews at the festival but praise for its performances., Abigail Breslin,