Where the Crawdads Sing

Where the Crawdads Sing Movie (2022) Cast & Crew, Release Date, Story, Review, Poster, Trailer, Budget, Collection

Where the Crawdads Sing Movie (2022):

Where the Crawdads Sing is an American mystery thriller drama film directed by Olivia Newman from a screenplay by Lucy Alibar, and produced by Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter. The film stars Daisy Edgar-Jones, Taylor John Smith, Harris Dickinson, and Michael Hyatt.

It is based on the 2018 novel of the same name by Delia Owens. The story is set in the 1950s and revolves around an abandoned girl who grows up in a North Carolina marsh and becomes the prime suspect in a murder trial.

The film was theatrically released in the United States on July 15, 2022, by Sony Pictures Releasing under Columbia Pictures. It received mixed reviews from critics, who praised Edgar-Jones’s performance and the cinematography, but found the film’s tone incoherent.

Where the Crawdads Sing Movie Information:

MovieWhere the Crawdads Sing
GenreDrama
Mystery
Thriller
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$24 million
Box Office Collection$88.3 million
Release dateJuly 11, 2022 (MoMA)
July 15, 2022 (United States)
Starring
Daisy Edgar-Jones
Taylor John Smith
Harris Dickinson
David Strathairn
Michael Hyatt
Sterling Macer Jr.
Directed byOlivia Newman
Screenplay byLucy Alibar
Based onWhere the Crawdads Sing
by Delia Owens
Produced byReese Witherspoon
Lauren Neustadter
CinematographyPolly Morgan
Edited byAlan Edward Bell
Music byMychael Danna
Production CompaniesColumbia Pictures
3000 Pictures
Hello Sunshine
Distributed bySony Pictures Releasing

Where the Crawdads Sing Movie Trailer:

Where the Crawdads Sing Movie Storyline (Plot):

The movie tells the story of Kya, an abandoned girl who raised herself to adulthood in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina. For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” haunted Barkley Cove, isolating the sharp and resilient Kya from her community. Drawn to two young men from town, Kya opens herself to a new and startling world; but when one of them is found dead, she is immediately cast by the community as the main suspect. As the case unfolds, the verdict as to what actually happened becomes increasingly unclear, threatening to reveal the many secrets that lay within the marsh.

Where the Crawdads Sing Movie Cast and Characters:

  • Daisy Edgar-Jones as Catherine “Kya” Clark
    • Jojo Regina as young Kya
    • Leslie France as mid-70s Kya
  • Taylor John Smith as Tate Walker
    • Luke David Blumm as young Tate
    • Sam Anderson as mid-70s Tate
  • Harris Dickinson as Chase Andrews
    • Blue Clarke as young Chase
  • Michael Hyatt as Mabel Madison
  • Sterling Macer Jr. as James “Jumpin” Madison
  • David Strathairn as Tom Milton
  • Garret Dillahunt as “Pa” Clark
  • Ahna O’Reilly as “Ma” Clark
  • Logan Macrae as “Jodie” Clark
    • Will Bundon as young Jodie
  • Bill Kelly as Sheriff Jackson
  • Jayson Warner Smith as Deputy Joe Purdue
  • Eric Ladin as Eric Chastain

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