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Where the Crawdads Sing
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[Opens July 15 in theaters.] Breathtaking scenery and cinematography dominate Olivia Newman's captivating, moving, well-written, superbly acted, thought-provoking, 125-minute film with a surprise ending and adapted from Delia Owens' 2018 bestselling novel in which a talented naturalistic artist (Daisy Edgar-Jones), who grew up on her own as a resourceful child (Jojo Regina) and young woman in the marshes of North Carolina with the help of concerned store owners (Michael Hyatt and Sterling Macer, Jr.) after her abused mother (Ahna O'Reilly), alcoholic father (Garret Dillahunt), siblings, and college-bound boyfriend (Taylor John Smith/Luke David Blumm) abandoned her in the 1950s, is arrested in 1969 by the local deputies (Bill Kelly and Jayson Warner Smith) for the alleged murder of a duplicitous, lying, abusive quarterback (Harris Dickinson) with whom she was once involved and is represented by a kindhearted lawyer (David Strathairn).

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Year:
2022
Rating:
 PG-13
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