R | | Crime, Drama
A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit.
The basis of this story is from actual events in Vidor, Texas just outside of Beaumont, Texas. The police ignored facts and the parents of a poor girl murdered in 1991 by an alleged hometown hero from an old money family. As the police have done nothing and the billboards are still up on Interstate 10.
You Red Welby?
Red Welby: Yes, ma'am. How may I help you?
Mildred Hayes: I heard there's three billboards out on Drinkwater Road. You're in charge of renting them out, that right?
Red Welby: I didn't know we had any billboards out on Drinkwater. Where is Drinkwater Road?
Mildred Hayes: It's a road ...
Although arson could happen at a police station, it couldn't have happened as portrayed in the movie. Police stations do not close. They are an around the clock operation, for obvious reasons.
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