Asking For It

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FEATURE | United States | 97 MINUTES | English | (No Subtitles) subtitles


Women, Drama, Thriller

After small town waitress Joey (Kiersey Clemons) is sexually assaulted after a date with her old friend Mike (Casey Cott), she befriends mysterious stranger Regina (Alexandra Shipp). Regina introducers her to The Cherry Bombers, an all femme gang including Beatrice (Vanessa Hudgens), Lily (Leslie Stratton), Sal (Radha Mitchell), Jett (Leyna Bloom), Angie (Lisa Yaro), Fala (Casey Camp-Horinek), and Rudy (Gabourey Sidibe). All suffering from past traumas, together they fight a misogynistic society by targeting violent frat boys, a corrupt police force of human traffickers led by Sheriff Morel (David Patrick Kelly), and the dangerous alt-right group MFM (Men’s First Movement) headed by Mark Vanderhill (Ezra Miller). As Joey is drawn further into their chaotic world, Sal’s old flame, Logan County Sheriff Vernon (Luke Hemsworth), investigates MFM, leading to a thrilling showdown. 

Eamon O'Rourke's kinetic directorial debut – created in partnership with Clemons and collaborators such as Sol Guy and Savoy Brummer—delivers magnetic performances throughout a timely story capturing the zeitgeist of our sexist culture. —Judd Taylor

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Directed by Eamon O'Rourke

Eamon O’Rourke is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker who spent the last 10 years working in different departments on numerous features, ghostwriting, doctoring scripts, and directing music videos. Asking For It is his directorial debut.

Eamon O'Rourke
Kiersey Clemons, Lee Broda, Ezra Miller, Luke Daniels
Eamon O'Rourke
Jendra Jarnagin
Lilah Larson
RJ Cooper, Ethan Maniquis, Ninef Sargis
Executive Producer
Kevin Beer, Savoy Brummer, Lisa Yaro, Sol Guy, Seema Thakker
Associate Producer
Jamie Gerber
Bryan Porter
Production Designer
Perry Mateson
Costume Designer
Brianna Quick
Stills Photographer
Noelle Duquette
Music Supervisor
Lilah Larson
Kiersey Clemons, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexandra Shipp, Ezra Miller, Radha Mitchell, Gabourey Sidibe, Leslie Stratton, Casey Camp-Horinek, Leyna Bloom, Lisa Yaro, Casey Cott, Demetrius Shipp, Jr., Luke Hemsworth, David Patrick Kelly


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