Sienna Miller (Foxcatcher, Lost City of Z) takes on a grittier look in her powerful performance in American Woman, an engaging story about the love and loss and hope.
Directed by Jake Scott (Welcome to the Rileys), American Woman features Siena Miller along with an incredible ensemble cast that includes Christina Hendricks, Amy Madigan, Aaron Paul and Will Sasso.
Sienna Miller plays Debra Callahan, a 31-year-old woman whose life in a small town in rural Pennsylvania is spiraling out of control.
Deb is a junky mess of a woman who smokes too much, drinks too much and is having an affair with a married man. She works a minimum wage job at a local grocery store to support herself, her 16-year old daughter Bridget, a single mom and her 1-year-old grandson Jesse.
She has a troubled relationship with her aging mother (Amy Madigan) and her married older sister Kathy, played by Christina Hendricks (Mad Men, Good Girls).
Deb loves her daughter and grandson, but she is pretty light on any kind of parental disciple or supervision. So when her daughter goes missing, her life falls apart.
Her family and their working-class neighborhood come together to support Deb during the search for her missing daughter.
As time goes by, Deb continues to search for her daughter, while raising her young grandson and trying to get her life together. Even though goes through a series of bad romances, Deb is determined to find out what happened to Bridget and make a better life for Jesse. She grows closer to her mom and her sister’s family as she moves closer to a living a