Sherrybaby Emotionally arresting. Maggie Gyllenhaal plays a young woman who's a recently released convict, a recovering junkie, and — more than that — a totally annoying… Sherrybaby Emotionally arresting. Maggie Gyllenhaal plays a young woman who's a recently released convict, a recovering junkie, and — more than that — a totally annoying… 2006-09-08 R Unrated PT96M Drama Maggie Gyllenhaal Brad William Henke Sam Bottoms Giancarlo Esposito Ryan Simpkins IFC Films
Movie Review

Sherrybaby (2006)

MPAA Rating: R, Unrated
EW's GRADE
A

Details Limited Release: Sep 08, 2006; Rateds: R, Unrated; Length: 96 Minutes; Genre: Drama; With: Maggie Gyllenhaal and Brad William Henke; Distributor: IFC Films

Emotionally arresting. Maggie Gyllenhaal plays a young woman who's a recently released convict, a recovering junkie, and — more than that — a totally annoying dim-bulb narcissist. Yet Gyllenhaal is such a miracle of an actress she makes you respond to the innocence of Sherry's desperate, selfish destruction.

Originally posted Sep 15, 2006 Published in issue #898 Sep 22, 2006 Order article reprints