Where the Crawdads Sing

Where the Crawdads Sing ★★

Please stop adapting books and keeping the narration! Leave that for the books, it works better in that medium! It can work sometimes, but right away I could tell it was a film that wasn’t about to tell it’s story in a unique way - it’s told very generically with a structure that only emphasizes the long runtime.

If you’re watching for just the plot I’m sure you’ll enjoy it, but if you’re hoping for filmmaking that challenges the audience even a little bit then this isn’t it.

Because it doesn’t attempt to do anything unique, the whole production just comes across as really lifeless.

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