Written and Directed by Andrea Arnold
Starring Sasha Lane, Riley Keough and Shia Labeouf
Following its Special Presentation screenings at the 60th BFI London Film Festival last week, Universal Pictures has released a brand new clip for Andrea Arnold’s AMERICAN HONEY, out in cinemas across the UK from today.
Star (Sasha Lane), an adolescent girl from a troubled home, runs away with a traveling sales crew who drive across the American Midwest selling subscriptions door to door.
Finding her feet in this gang of teenagers, one of whom is Jake (Shia LaBeouf), she soon gets into the group’s lifestyle of hard-partying nights, law-bending days, and young love.
For her first feature set and filmed in the U.S., British writer/director Andrea Arnold envisioned a story rooted in the realism and nuance of its characters and what she experienced while traveling across America.
At its heart is Star, a teenage girl on the brink of adulthood who hits the road in search of independence while struggling to untangle what it feels like to fall in love.