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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri | Average Guy Movie Review

When the murder of her daughter goes unsolved, Mildred (Frances McDormand) hires three billboards outside her home town to express her frustration. A move that polarises the town of Ebbing, Missouri and pits the entire police department against her - especially the infamous Officer Dixon (Sam Rockwell). It's a story of pain that comes from a lack of closure, from being denied justice. Despite her good intentions, Mildred's actions start to have a detrimental effects on all those around her, including her son Robbie (Lucas Hedges) and Police Chief Bill Willoughby (Woody Harrelson). Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a darkly comedic tragedy from the man who brought us In Bruges and Seven Psychopaths.



Writer/Director Martin McDonagh was inspired to write this story when - while travelling - he spotted three billboards reporting an unsolved crime. According to the director "the rage that put a bunch of billboards like that up was palpable and stayed with me." S…