Skip navigation! Story from Movies. Hunter Harris. White Girl is a frenzied carousel ride of vices. In its first scene, Leah — the white girl of the title — has just moved from her sleepy city in Oklahoma to a neighborhood in Queens she describes as "basically Brooklyn.
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Morgan Saylor Talks Sex, Drugs and her Scandalizing New 'White Girl' Role
Welcome to Girl Rising , our new recurring interview series featuring our favorite newcomers on the verge of stardom. This week, actress Morgan Saylor on starring in White Girl and why sex on film is still so polarizing. After watching her snort massive amounts of cocaine, sell massive amounts of cocaine and lose all the money she made selling said cocaine in White Girl , I'm shocked when Morgan Saylor answers the phone for our interview with a modest whisper of a voice. The year-old actress, who got her start playing Brody's daughter Dana on Homeland , confirms she's vastly different from Leah, the bleach-blonde, hard-partying Midwestern transplant she plays in White Girl , director Elizabeth Wood's first feature and Saylor's first starring role.
White Girl is a American drama film written and directed by Elizabeth Wood in her directorial debut. The film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 23, It was released on September 2, , by FilmRise. Leah, a young university student, moves in with her best friend Katie into an apartment in Ridgewood, Queens. One night, after they run out of marijuana, she approaches a group of young Latino men on her corner asking them to sell her drugs.