The first image from Fox Searchlight’s Betty Anne Waters has been released and it features Sam Rockwell and Hilary Swank. Currently set to open in this fall, the film is about a single working mother that spends nearly two decades putting herself through law school and tirelessly trying to overturn her brother’s unjust murder conviction.
Directed by Tony Goldwyn (The Last Kiss), the film also stars Melissa Leo, Minnie Driver, Juliette Lewis and Peter Gallagher. Hit the jump for the full synopsis and image.
BETTY ANNE WATERS
Directed by: Tony Goldwyn
Written by: Pamela Gray
Produced by: Andrew Sugerman, Andrew S. Karsch and Tony Goldwyn
Cast: Hilary Swank, Sam Rockwell, Melissa Leo, Minnie Driver, Juliette Lewis and Peter Gallagher
BETTY ANNE WATERS is based on the true story of Betty Anne Waters (Swank) a high school dropout who spent nearly two decades working as a single mother while putting herself through law school, tirelessly trying to beat the system and overturn her brother’s (Rockwell) unjust murder conviction. At its heart, BETTY ANNE WATERS is an exploration of the profound bond between a brother and sister – a love so deep, so unequivocal, so complete that it becomes a force that will not be denied or defeated.