Where the Crawdads Sing Is Available on DVD and Blu-Ray on September 13
After capturing audiences earlier this summer, the coming-of-age murder mystery Where the Crawdads Sing will be available on DVD and Blu-ray Tuesday, September 13. The film will include fourteen deleted and extended scenes plus a collection of bonus features.
Based on the best-selling novel, this captivating drama mystery centers on Kya, a sharp and resilient woman whose solitary life in the dangerous marshlands of Barkley Cove is interrupted when she grows close to two young men from the nearby town.
Based on Delia Owen’s bestselling novel, Where the Crawdads Sing is a captivating mystery drama about an abandoned yet defiant girl who rises to adulthood in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina. When two young men from the nearby town begin showing interest in her, Kya opens herself to a new and startling world. However, when one of them is murdered, her solitary life is suddenly thrown into chaos as she becomes the prime suspect.
Sony brings this dynamic drama to Blu-ray with a healthy and vibrant 1080p transfer that’s sharply defined and detailed. Whether it’s the marshy scenery, well textured period storefronts and home interiors or clear dialogue in the courtroom, this transfer delivers a satisfying viewing experience.
Bonus features include 17 minutes of deleted and extended scenes along with an insightful commentary track by director Olivia Newman and some cast members. Also included is a behind-the-scenes look at the film’s adaptation and some interesting archival material.
From best-selling author Delia Owens comes a captivating mystery. A solitary girl raised in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina, Kya Clark (Jojo Regina) is molded into a hardened survivor by her isolated existence. But when she attracts the attention of two young men from the neighboring town, the community casts her as the prime suspect in their murder trial, and a vulnerable Kya is forced to confront her secrets.
The film was directed by Olivia Newman, who brings a delicate hand to this adaptation of a complex book. Lucy Alibar (Beasts of the Southern Wild) wrote the screenplay, with Reese Witherspoon co-producing. Polly Morgan (The Woman King) provided gorgeous location cinematography, and Taylor Swift contributed the lyrical theme song “Carolina.”
The DVD includes 14 deleted scenes and extended footage as well as a collection of bonus features that explore everything from the process of adapting the novel to the film’s all-female production team. Families can use the movie as a starting point for conversations on sex, violence, trauma, and substance abuse.
It’s rare that a film based on a bestselling book can capture the spirit of its source material in such an authentic way, but Where The Crawdads Sing delivers. From lush landscapes to a tense courtroom scene, this adaptation of Delia Owens’ best-selling novel has it all.
Daisy Edgar-Jones stars as Kya, a girl raised alone by her father in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina. When rumors of the “Marsh Girl” begin to spread, Kya’s solitary life is interrupted by two young men from the nearby town. Drawn to them, she opens herself to a new and startling world—and a murder case that puts her at the center of it all.
Director Olivia Newman (Beasts of the Southern Wild) and a stellar cast, including Taylor John-Smith, Michael Hyatt, Harris Dickinson, and David Strathairn, bring this story to life. With a compelling narrative, gorgeous cinematography, and a captivating star in Daisy Edgar-Jones, this is a must-see.
The acclaimed movie adaptation of Delia Owens’ best-selling novel is coming to DVD and Blu-ray with a collection of bonus features. The film stars Daisy Edgar-Jones as Kya, an abandoned girl who raised herself to adulthood in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina. For years, rumors of the mysterious “Marsh Girl” have haunted Barkley Cove, isolating the sharp and resilient Kya from her community. But when she draws the attention of two young men from town, Kya opens herself to a startling world—and finds herself cast as the prime suspect in a murder case that threatens to reveal secrets long buried.
Directed by Olivia Newman and written by Lucy Alibar (Beasts of the Southern Wild), Where the Crawdads Sing is a richly crafted tale about life, loss, and hope in the American South. The cast also includes Taylor John-Smith, Harris Dickinson, Jojo Regina, Michael Hyatt, Garret Dillahunt, and Sterling Macer Jr.. This DVD release of the film comes with 14 deleted and extended scenes, as well as a variety of other special features.