WHO’S IN IT?
Sasha Lane (film debut), Shia LaBeouf (Fury), Arielle Holmes (Heaven Knows What), Riley Keough (Mad Max: Fury Road), McCaul Lombardi (film debut), Crystal B. Ice (film debut), Chad McKenzie Cox (film debut), Garry Howell (film debut), Kenneth Kory Tucker (film debut), Raymond Coalson (film debut), Isaiah Stone (Winter’s Bone), Dakota Powers (film debut), Shawna Rae Moseley (film debut), Christopher David Wright (film debut), Verronikah Ezell (film debut), Will Patton (Armageddon)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Andrea Arnold (Fish Tank), director, writer; Thomas Benski (Ambition), Lars Knudsen (The Witch), Lucas Ochoa (Shut Up and Play The Hits), Pouya Shahbazian (Divergent), Jay Van Hoy (Beginners) and Alice Weinberg (film debut), producers; Robbie Ryan (Philomena), cinematographer; Joe Bini (Rescue Dawn), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
With nothing left to lose, a teenage girl known as Star (Lane) joins a travelling magazine sales group, led by a guy named Jake (LaBeouf), and quickly gets swept up into a whirlwind of hard partying, breaking several laws, and falling in love as she travels across the Midwest…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Andrea Arnold, the writer and director of the outstanding British drama Fish Tank, moves the action to America for her latest film, which also features stunning performances by a cast of mostly unknowns, as well as a haunting take by Shia LaBeouf.