She turned to night-walking to survive the streets. Now she's running through the streets to survive the night.
Academy Award®–winning* actress Melissa Leo (The Fighter) stars as Cookie, a teen runaway who escapes her abusive stepfather and heads for the Big Apple along with her younger brother. When she arrives at the Port Authority bus terminal, Cookie meets a charming but sadistic pimp named Duke (Dale Midkiff, Pet Sematary). With nowhere to go, Cookie is soon working for Duke, who introduces her to the harsh, brutal life of a prostitute. A harrowing, fast-paced ride through the lurid streets of New York's terrifying underbelly, Streetwalkin' also stars Antonio Fargas (Starsky And Hutch), Julie Newmar (Batman), Leon Robinson (Cliffhanger), Randall Batinkoff (Kick-Ass) and Khandi Alexander (Treme).
* 2010: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: The Fighter