Stray Dolls is the creation of Sonejuhi Sinha. Expanding on Sinha’s cinematic world in “Love Comes Later,” Stray Dolls focuses on the character Riz and her relationship with Dallas. Together, both characters find a bond through their criminal actions. Stray Dolls has already debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival. Now, this title will show in more theatres and on Digital, this April - through Samuel Goldwyn Films.
Stray Dolls hosts a compelling cast. Geetanjali Thapa (Trapped) plays central characters Riz, with Olivia DeJonge (Better Watch Out) playing Dallas. Cynthia Nixon (“Sex and the City”) stars as Una, an owner of the seedy Tides Plaza Motel. All of the characters struggle to survive in a transient world of drugs and robbery. Stray Dolls is a compelling crime thrillers from one of Indiewire’s “25 Rising Female Directors to Know.”
Samuel Goldwyn Films will debut Stray Dolls in April. This title will show at several theatres, while simultaneously debuting on most, major Digital platforms. The release date is scheduled for April 10th. Finally, truly a character driven drama: “you’re rooting for them but not necessarily rooting for something that they did wrong (Sinha),” Stray Dolls promises a complex story, with exciting scenarios this April!
Riz, a recent immigrant and ex-gang member, works at a motel in hopes of starting her life over in America. At the motel, Riz meets Una (Nixon), the formidable owner, and her drug-selling son Jimmy. Rooming with another motel maid Dallas, who is a bold, assertive runaway, blackmails Riz triggering a series of violent events that entwine Riz, Dallas, and Jimmy. In a last-ditch effort, a desperate Riz and Dallas create a plan to rob Una to escape from the motel and the web of crime they’ve created.