Sherrybaby is a 2006 American drama film written and directed by Laurie Collyer. Screened at the Sundance Film Festival on January 25, 2006, the film received a limited release in the United States on September 8, 2006.
The story takes place in New Jersey. Sherry Swanson (Maggie Gyllenhaal), a young woman who has recently been released from prison and is recovering from a heroin addiction, is trying to rebuild her life on the outside. Above all, she wants to repair her relationship with her young daughter, but finds the challenges more daunting than she had expected. Her daughter barely recognizes her and no longer calls her "mommy", the halfway house where she lives has a curfew that interferes with her ability to visit her family, and her relationship with her family has become tense and strained.
|editor||Curtiss Clayton Joe Landauer|
|keywords||alcoholics anonymous drink halfway house heroin addiction meet parole officer struggle young daughter young woman youth center|
|productionCompany||Big Beach Red Envelope Entertainment|