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 has been nominated in seven categories at the Academy Awards, including: Best Picture; Original Screenplay (Martin McDonagh); Actress in a Leading Role (Frances McDormand); Actor in a Supporting Role (Woody Harrelson); Actor in a Supporting Role (Sam Rockwell); Original Score (Carter Burwell) and Film Editing (Jon Gregory).
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.