Abbie Cornish on “The Girl”

Director David Riker talks about his new film, “The Girl,” with its star, Abbie Cornish. Struggling with the loss of her child to Social Services, a single mother is trapped in the quicksand of her south Texas life, unwilling to accept the consequences of her actions. When her path collides with a young girl from Mexico, she begins a journey that will change her life. “The Girl” opens March 8 at AMC Village 7 and Lincoln Center’s Elinor Bunin Monroe Film Center.