Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri
- 115 minutes
Directed by: Martin McDonagh
Starring: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell
After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby, the town's revered chief of police. When his second-in-command, Officer Dixon - an immature mother's boy with a penchant for violence - gets involved, the battle is only exacerbated.
5 stars - “So sharply written that it cuts, the third movie from award-winning playwright Martin McDonagh is a dramedy that starts with cleverness and wit, then opens up into something truthfully human.” – Common Sense Media
5 stars - "Funny, brutal and breathtakingly beautiful." - Empire
5 stars - "an uproarious delight of a film" - The Guardian
5 stars - "McDormand is an unstoppable force in a fiercely intelligent, profanely poetic movie" - Total Film
5 stars - "Martin McDonagh's gut-twisting comedy will make you stand up and hoot" - The Telegraph
4 stars - "Frances McDormand excels" - Mark Kermode's Film of the Week, The Guardian
2 Oscar wins: Best Lead Actress - Frances McDormand, Best Supporting Actor - Sam Rockwell
Also nominated for Best Picture, Supporting Actor - Woody Harrelson, Original Screenplay, Film Editing, Original Score
5 BAFTA wins: Best film, Outstanding British film, Leading actress - Frances McDormand, Supporting actor - Sam Rockwell, Original screenplay. Also nominated for Best Director, Supporting actor - Woody Harrelson, Cinematography, Editing
4 Golden Globe wins: Best film (drama), Best actress (drama) - Frances McDormand, Best screenplay, Best supporting actor in a motion picture (drama). Also nominated for Best Original Score and Best film director.