Astrid and Ingrid
Astrid Magnussen (Alison Lohman) is a girl of 12 who lives in California. Her mother, Ingrid (Michelle Pfeiffer) is a beautiful artist. The lives of both are going well, until the day Ingrid knows Barry Kolker, the man with whom Ingrid falls in love, but he will ruin her life completely.
In revenge, Ingrid murders Barry with a poison extracted from her favorite flower, the white oleander. Ingrid is sentenced to life imprisonment and, consequently, her daughter Astrid spends years in many houses with many different families. Never losing touch with the mother, who communicates by letter, Astrid lives a series of radical life experiences - forbidden loves, drugs and religion.