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White Bird in a Blizzard

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WHITE BIRD IN A BLIZZARD Shailene Woodley and Shiloh Fernandez
Everett Collection

White Bird in a Blizzard

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
91 minutes
Limited Release Date:
10/24/14
performer:
Angela Bassett, Eva Green, Shailene Woodley
director:
Gregg Araki
distributor:
Magnolia Pictures
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B

A sexually voracious teen (Shailene Woodley) is scarred by the disappearance of her troubled mother (Eva Green, only 12 years older than Woodley) in Gregg Araki’s (Mysterious Skin) uneven drama. Bird flies much higher as a coming-of-age tale than as a mystery but is juiced by its go-for-broke leading ladies; Woodley, as always, lends the film an unwavering emotional center, and though Green seems like she drifted in from an odder, campier flick, her Joan Crawford-esque gargoyle act is truly a sight to behold. B