Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Martin McDonagh's darkly comic drama, starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell.
After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand) makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby (Woody Harrelson), the town's revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Dixon (Sam Rockwell), an immature mother’s boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing's law enforcement is only exacerbated.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri was nominated for 6 Golden Globes and won 4: Best Drama, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Best Screenplay.
The film was nominated in seven categories at the Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Original Screenplay and Film Editing. It won Best Actress In A Leading Role (Frances McDormand) and Actor In A Supporting Role (Sam Rockwell).
At the British Academy Film Awards, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri was nominated nine times and took home five awards: Best Film, Actress in a Leading Role, Actor in a Supporting Role (Sam Rockwell), Original Screenplay and British Film.
Film4’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri wins two Oscars
Martin McDonagh’s Film4 backed Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri today won two Academy Awards: Frances McDormand was honoured with the prize for Actress in a Leading Role for playing Mildred Hayes, while Sam Rockwell took home the award for Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance as Officer Dixon.