Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role 2021
SEX WORKER ROLE
June in Palookaville 1995
Character Is A Prostitute
Frances McDormand in Palookaville 1995
“Palookaville” is a crime comedy focusing on three friends and their dysfunctional families. Feeling they have nothing to lose, they decide to pursue a career in crime, which ends disastrously for all three. For her part, Frances has a cameo role as a hooker. A small character part, but very memorable role. And you know that old saying in the acting profession. There are no small parts, only small actors.
Variety would write of this film from 1995:
“Palookaville” patiently draws the viewer into its lower-class Jersey perspective, where human goodness surprisingly holds its own with cynical wisecracks and grand larceny.
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