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‘Where The Crawdads Sing’ movie review: Of beauty, light, and the darkness within them
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‘Where The Crawdads Sing’ movie review: Of beauty, light, and the darkness within them

Spectacular visuals of life in marshland and a narration with a strong hold on the text help a rather straightforward story Spectacular visuals of life in marshland and a narration with a strong hold on the text help a rather straightforward story There's a rhythm with which Where The Crawdads Sing flows that makes the experience feel like reading a book. The frames are as soft as paper, the setting evokes the dimness of the pages of a lost book, and the slightest of details are written with long broad strokes, but the frames don't flutter when they turn. Lucy Alibar's screenplay of this Olivia Newman-directed movie has the right, measured pace to tell a rather straightforward story that is helped by beautiful shots of a lonely life in a marshland. The film is filled with textual...