A grieving mother personally provokes local authorities to draw attention to the lack of progress in search of her daughter’s murderer. Strong, courageous and desperate to do justice, Mildred Hayes could be the Woman of the Year 2017. After months passed since her daughter’s death without any arrest, Mildred makes a bold move by showing three billboards leading to her city with a a controversial message addressed to William Willoughby, the head of the police. When his deputy, Dixon, a “mother mother” immature, with a plea for violence, is involved, the struggle between the Ebbing and Mildred police forces escalates. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) is a movie about pain, forgiveness, anger and resilience. However, the film captures countless observable moments about racism, war, sexism and a deeply divided society, all captured in this fictitious city of Missouri.