Sherry Baby – 2006 – Laurie Collyer

Maggie Gyllenhall plays the eponymous Sherry Baby, a recovering heroin addict just released from a three year stint in prison. The film focuses on her attempts to rehabilitate, reconnect with her daughter and become a working member of society. While the storyline is neither original nor unpredictable Gyllenhall is singularly impressive. JJ

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