SherryBaby

24/12/2007
  |  Buy to Own: 24/12/2007
  |  Watch Now: 26/11/2009
  |  96 min
Rated 15 by the BBFC

Synopsis

Powerful and emotional drama about a young mother's attempts to regain custody of her son. Writer-director Laurie Collyer's feature debut stars Maggie Gyllenhaal as Sherry Swanson, a recovering heroin addict, who after parole from prison is determined to get her life back on track. Sherry's main objective is to re-establish a relationship with her young daughter Alexis (Ryan Simpkins), currently cared for by her brother Bobby (Brad William Henke) and his wife Lynnette (Bridget Barkan), who secretly wants to keep her. As Sherry battles to keep on the straight and narrow, she learns to play by her own rules, all the time aware that one wrong move could send her back to jail.

Contains very strong language, strong sex and references and hard drug use
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