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Summary Seventeen-year-old Jem Starling (Eliza Scanlen) struggles to define her place within her fundamentalist Christian community in rural Kentucky. Even her greatest joy of dancing with the church group is tempered by worry that her actions are sinful and she is caught between a burgeoning awareness of her own sexuality and her religious devo...

Directed By: Laurel Parmet

Written By: Laurel Parmet

The Starling Girl

Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 20 Critic Reviews
78
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 14 User Ratings
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Summary Seventeen-year-old Jem Starling (Eliza Scanlen) struggles to define her place within her fundamentalist Christian community in rural Kentucky. Even her greatest joy of dancing with the church group is tempered by worry that her actions are sinful and she is caught between a burgeoning awareness of her own sexuality and her religious devo...

Directed By: Laurel Parmet

Written By: Laurel Parmet

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Metascore
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0% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 20 Critic Reviews
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90% Positive
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10% Mixed
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Generally Favorable Based on 14 User Ratings
6.8
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29% Mixed
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Generally Favorable Based on 14 User Ratings
6.8
64% Positive
9 Ratings
29% Mixed
4 Ratings
7% Negative
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Production Company 2AM, Pinky Promise, Sons of Rigor Films
Release Date May 12, 2023
Duration 1 h 57 m
Rating R
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Palm Springs International Film Festival
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Sundance Film Festival
1 Nomination
SXSW Film Festival
1 Nomination