American Honey

  • Andrea Arnold
  • UK, US
  • 2016
  • 163'

Winner of the Jury Prize at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, American Honey is a dynamic, lyrical odyssey about a group of uninhibited adolescents who travel across the American Midwest selling magazine subscriptions. Young Star has had enough of her hard life and runs away from her dysfunctional family to join a group of young traveling salespeople. She falls in love with Jake, the group’s top-seller, and embraces their renegade lifestyle of partying hard, law-breaking, and never-ending motion. Award-winning British director Andrea Arnold’s fourth feature gives a bold insight into the subculture of young American outcasts, based on real-life experience.


Andrea Arnold

British director known for her distinctive style which combines poetic visuals with savage realism. Female characters are regularly her focus. She has won an Oscar for Best Live Action Short. Red Road and Fish Tank have earned her the Jury Prize in Cannes, and she has garnered critical acclaim for Wuthering Heights.

American Honey

Andrea Arnold
Andrea Arnold
Parts & Labor, Pulse Films, Maven Pictures, ManDown, Film4, BFI
Sasha Lane, Shia LaBeouf, Riley Keough
Robbie Ryan
Joe Bini
Lars Knudsen, Jan Van Hoy, Thomas Benski, Lucas Ochoa
Festivals & Awards
Cannes Film Festival 2016 – Jury Prize, Ecumenical Jury Special Mention; Toronto International Film Festival 2016

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