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R| 1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
After serving time in prison, former drug addict Sherry Swanson (Maggie Gyllenhaal) returns home to reclaim her young daughter from family members who have been raising the child. Sherry's family, especially her sister-in-law (Bridget Barkan), doubt Sherry's ability to be a good mother, and Sherry finds her resolve to stay clean slowly weakening.

Cast: Maggie Gyllenhaal , Brad William Henke , Danny Trejo , Giancarlo Esposito , Ryan Simpkins , Bridget Barkan , Sam Bottoms ,

Director: Laurie Collyer

Genres: Drama

Distributor: IFC Films

Sherrybaby (2006)

Release Date: September 8th, 2006|1 hr. 35 min.

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  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Sherrybaby is the kind of pretend-arty Sundance thing that gives indie cinema a bad name. show more

  • 75
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    Keeps you riveted through parts that might otherwise be difficult to watch. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    There is nothing flashy about these performances, but Gyllenhaal, Dillon and Gosling fully inhabit their characters, giving haunting portrayals. Watch for these names to emerge on the short list for Academy Award consideration. show more

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