The Oscars don’t want some little, celeb-backed movie ruining the fair and earnest Oscar campaigns
Andrea Riseborough (Leslie)Drew Youngblood (13-year-old James)Tom Virtue (Leslie's Father Raymond)Lauren Letherer (Leslie's Mother Helen)Sewell Whitney (Newsman)Pramode Kumar (Motel Manager)Blake Robbins (Handyman)Brandee Steger (Motel Single Mother)Chris Jones (Stud)Owen Teague (James)Alan Wells (Will)Alan Trong (Chris)Catfish Jean (Darren)Stephen Root (Dutch)Allison Janney (Nancy)James Landry Hébert (Pete)Scott Peat (Outlaw #1)Scott Subiono (Cowboy Glen)
Inspired by true events. A West Texas single mother wins the lottery and squanders it just as fast, leaving behind a world of heartbreak. Years later, with her charm running out and nowhere to go, she fights to rebuild her life and find redemption.
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