Leslie (Andrea Riseborough) is a Texas woman whose life was seemingly transformed by a sizeable local lottery win. A few years later, her substance abuse has left her with no money,few friends and an estranged son. At her lowest point, Leslie finds herself sleeping rough.However, a chance job offer from a motel owner gives her an unexpected opportunity to turn her life around.Andrea Riseborough has been deservedly praised for her Oscar-nominated performance in this gritty but heartfelt indie drama. She gives it her all, ensuring Leslie is a genuinely complex, multi-layered character. Director Michael Morris also draws strong supporting performances out of the rest of his cast, which includes the likes of Allison Janney, Marc Maron, Stephen Root and Andre Royo.
Festivals & awards:
Academy Awards 2023 nomination - Best Actress - Andrea Riseborough
Raindance Film Festival, 2022 - Film of the Festival / Best Actress - Andrea Riseborough
Independent Spirit Awards, 2023 nomination - Best Leading Performance - Andrea Riseborough