THIS EVENT HAS PASSED | THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI is a darkly comic drama from Academy Award winner Martin McDonagh (IN BRUGES). After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes (Academy Award winner Frances McDormand) makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby (Academy Award nominee 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.
Directed & Written by: Martin McDonagh
Starring: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Abbie Cornish, Lucas Hedges, Caleb Landry Jones, Clarke Peters, with John Hawkes and Peter Dinklage
Produced and Distributed by: Fox Searchlight Studios
Running Time: 1 Hour 55 Minutes
MARTIN MCDONAGH (Written and Directed By, Produced By) is a playwright and film-maker born in London to Irish parents in 1970. His plays include The Beauty Queen of Leenane, The Lonesome West, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, The Cripple of Inishmaan, The Pillowman and Hangmen, all of which have played both in the West End and on Broadway, and now been performed in over 40 countries and translated into more than 30 languages. His awards include - Olivier Award for Best New Comedy (The Lieutenant of Inishmore), two Olivier Awards for Best New Play (The Pillowman, Hangmen), Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film (SIX SHOOTER), BAFTA for Best Original Screenplay (IN BRUGES). Academy Award nomination (Best Original Screenplay, IN BRUGES).