A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a travelling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.
American Honey is a British-American drama road film written and directed by the British filmmaker Andrea Arnold. The film stars Sasha Lane, Shia LaBeouf, and Riley Keough. It is Arnold’s first film to be set and filmed outside of the United Kingdom.
The film was selected to compete for the Palme d’Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. At Cannes it won the Prix du Jury. The film was released in the United States on September 30, 2016, by A24. It was then released in the United Kingdom on October 14, 2016 by Universal Pictures and Focus Features.
Directed by: Andrea Arnold
Starring: Sasha Lane, Shia LaBeouf, Riley Keough, Raymond Coalson, Chad McKenzie Cox, Verronikah Ezell, Arielle Holmes, Garry Howell, Crystal B. Ice, McCaul Lombardi, Shawna Rae Moseley, Dakota Powers, Isaiah Stone, Kenneth Kory Tucker, Christopher David Wright, Will Patton
Screenplay by: Andrea Arnold
Production Design by: Kelly McGehee
Cinematography by: Robbie Ryan
Film Editing by: Joe Bini
Costume Design by: Alex Bovaird
Set Decoration by: Graham Wichman
MPAA Rating: R for strong sexual content, graphic nudity, language throughout, drug/alcohol abuse-all involving teens.
Studio: A24, Universal Pictures, Focus Features
Release Date: September 30, 2016