Cast and creators discuss PHC movie

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“It’s very simple and it’s very complicated at the same time,” says Meryl Streep of the new film adaptation of A Prairie Home Companion, which opens nationwide June 9. “Nobody says much about this, but the theme of this film is about death,” says director Robert Altman in a Minnesota Public Radio article about the film. The Los Angeles Times says Keillor comes across onscreen as “a sort of hulking Jimmy Stewart.”