Laurel Parmet spoke with Solzy at the Movies about The Starling Girl, filming in Kentucky, and premiering the film at Sundance. In the film, Jem Starling (Eliza Scanlen) is struggling with finding her place within the fundamentalist Christian community in her rural Kentucky town. She loves dancing with her church but worries that it might be a soon. Before show knows it, youth pastor Owen (Lewis Pullman) is back in town. Jem finds herself attracted…"Laurel Parmet talks The Starling Girl, Filming in Kentucky"
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A teenager struggles within her fundamentalist community in The Starling Girl but things change when she’s drawn to the youth pastor. If not for its Kentucky setting, I might not have watched The Starling Girl during Sundance. This is more or less because of the fundamentalist aspect. At the end of the day, I am glad that I gave it a chance. I’ll likely end up watching on the big screen when it is time…"The Starling Girl – Sundance 2023"