Abandoned by her family as a girl in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina, Kya Clark, otherwise known to the townspeople of Barkley Cove as The Marsh Girl, is mysterious and wild. Where the Crawdads Sing is a coming-of-age story of a young girl raised by the marshlands of the south in the 1950s. Drawn to two young men from town, she opens herself to a new and startling world. However, when one of them is found dead, Kya immediately becomes the main suspect. As the case unfolds, the verdict as to what actually happened becomes increasingly unclear, threatening to reveal many secrets.
Where the Crawdads Sing is screening at Ballina cinemas. For more information, visit: ballinafaircinemas.com.au.