Interview: 'American Honey' Star Sasha Lane Talks About Representing America

Emertainment Monthly has an amazing opportunity to sit down with Sasha Lane and discuss her role in Andrea Arnold’s American Honey, and what the film means to her. Sasha Lane plays the lead role, Star and has never acted before this film. American Honey follows a fearless and wild spirited Star (Lane) as she joins a “mag crew” of other misfits, led by the seductive and haughty Jake (Shia LaBeouf) selling magazines by day, and partying hard during the night as they criss-cross the southern mid-west.

Interview: ‘American Honey’ Star Sasha Lane Talks About Representing America

Emertainment Monthly has an amazing opportunity to sit down with Sasha Lane and discuss her role in Andrea Arnold’s American Honey, and what the film means to her. Sasha Lane plays the lead role, Star and has never acted before this film. American Honey follows a fearless and wild spirited Star (Lane) as she joins a “mag crew” of other misfits, led by the seductive and haughty Jake (Shia LaBeouf) selling magazines by day, and partying hard during the night as they criss-cross the southern mid-west.

Review: Is 'American Honey' the beginning of a new beat generation?

She says she’s 18, but she could be lying. It doesn’t matter. She doesn’t care. Neither does anyone else. This is Star (Sasha Lane). She’s the impetuous wildflower who lives minute to minute, dollar to dollar. Where most kids her age would be knee-deep in homework, viewers meet Star knee deep in a dumpster, scavenging for any sustenance for her and her siblings.