Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Laurie Collyer|
|Produced by||Jen Gatien|
|Screenplay by||Barry Strugatz|
|Music by||Jeff Cardoni|
|Edited by||Jesse Gordon|
|Distributed by||IFC Films|
Furlough is a 2018 American comedy-drama film starring Tessa Thompson and Melissa Leo. The film was directed by Laurie Collyer, written by Barry Strugatz and produced by Leo; James Schamus served as an executive producer.
This article needs an improved plot summary. (July 2019)
A young woman works part time at a prison while also caring for her mother. The rookie guard gets a chance to prove her mettle when she's tasked with accompanying a hellraising inmate on an emergency furlough to visit her dying mother. But things soon spiral out of control, sending the pair on a surprisingly touching road trip.
- Tessa Thompson as Nicole Stevens
- Melissa Leo as Joan Anderson
- Whoopi Goldberg as Mrs. Stevens
- Anna Paquin as Lily Benson
- Édgar Ramírez as Kevin Rivera
- La La Anthony as Brandy
- Erik Griffin as Warden Borden
- Drena De Niro as Linda
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