FILM: Where the Crawdads Sing (15)
A captivating mystery-drama, based on the 2018 novel of the same name by Delia Owens.
Directed by Olivia Newman from a screenplay by Lucy Alibar.
Produced by Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter.
Starring Daisy Edgar-Jones, Taylor John Smith, Harris Dickinson, Michael Hyatt, Sterling Macer, Jr., and David Strathairn.
The story follows an abandoned yet defiant girl, Kya, who raises herself to adulthood in a North Carolina marshland, becoming a naturalist in the process. When the town’s hotshot is found dead, she is the prime suspect and tried for murder.
Running time: 125 minutes. Shown with subtitles. No interval.