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Sherrybaby (2006)

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Sherry tries to integrate again into society and become a good mother.

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Sherry Swanson returns home to New Jersey after serving a three year prison sentence. Eager to reestablish a relationship with her young daughter, Sherry soon discovers that coming back to the world she left behind is far more difficult than she had planned. Written by Anonymous

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No one makes it alone.

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Rated R for strong sexuality, nudity, language and drug content | See all certifications »

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9 February 2007 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Shall Not Want  »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£36,036 (UK) (27 July 2007)

Gross:

£36,036 (UK) (27 July 2007)
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Trivia

Ryan Simpkins lost four teeth on the set of Sherrybaby. See more »

Goofs

During Sherry's second conversation with her brother Bobby on the pay phone at the halfway house, she is holding the phone's receiver in her right hand and her cigarette in her left hand. However, just before she terminates the conversation we cut to a closeup and she is now holding her cigarette in her right hand and her left hand has crossed her body and is holding the receiver to her right ear. See more »

Quotes

[after the Genesis meeting has ended, the moderator is trying to console Sherry by sharing how his own experiences and life is similar when Dean interrupts]
Dean Walker: She's not hearing you, friend. She's got too much on her mind.
[to Sherry]
Dean Walker: You need a ride home?
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Cut Down to Size
Written by Steve Koester
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Good Story / Cast / Director
10 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Laurie Collyer has made an awesome movie. She told the story well. there was no extraneous stuff. I did feel disappointed by anything that I see. It was a unflinching look at what it is to want something from life and still continue to strive for it even when life keeping smacking us down. Maggie Gyllnehaal has a knack for making me like her (Hillary Swank has that effect on me also). It would be easy to see M. Gyllenhaal's character as a victim but it is so clear that she's not. Briget Barkan, Giancarlo Esposito, Mr. Trejo, all give convincing portraits of people in need. How they get their needs met is often questionable but they keep on trying. It's a very "human" story. Nothing gets fixed. This isn't an "issue" movie. No preaching.


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