Mildred , a woman whose daughter was raped and killed a few months before the film begins, isfurious and frustrated by the police’s results. As the latter have no leads, she decides to rent three abandoned billboards near her home and posts the following messages on them : RAPED WHILE DYING », « AND STILL NO ARRESTS » et « HOW COME, CHIEF WILLOUGHBY? »
These billboards will generate a chain of events.
Inspired from a true story, it is a successful film, however poignant but also full of tenderness, humor and humanity.
Frances McDormand, also an actress and a lead part in the wondefull film Fargo in 1996, literally shines in front of the camera as a courageous mother