In 2008 Angelina met yet a new friend and someone she has quoted to be her favorite director and a huge inspiration – Clint Eastwood. There was several actresses trying to get the part but he wanted Angelina to star in his movie.
Angelina got a Oscar nomination for this part but she unfortunately didn’t win. The movie is based on true stories surrounding a real and horrific case, Wineville Chicken Coop Murders. There is a lot of information about the case to be found online if you want to know more about it.
The movie is well directed and Angelina is sublime as the mother Christine Collins.