The Starling Girl Movie (2023) Cast, Release Date, Story, Budget, Collection, Poster, Trailer, Review

The Starling Girl

May 12, 2023
1hr 56min
Status: released

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The Starling Girl Movie Details:

Country United States
Language English
Release dateJanuary 21, 2023 (Sundance)
May 12, 2023 (United States)
Running time1hr 56min
Age ratingR
StarringEliza Scanlen
Lewis Pullman
Jimmi Simpson
Wrenn Schmidt
Austin Abrams
Directed by Laurel Parmet
Written byLaurel Parmet
Produced byKevin Rowe
Kara Durrett
Cinematography by Brian Lannin
Edited by Sam Levy
Music byLord Huron
Production Company2AM
Distributor Bleecker Street

The Starling Girl Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Eliza Scanlen as Jemima “Jem” Starling
  • Lewis Pullman as Owen Taylor
  • Jimmi Simpson as Paul Starling
  • Wrenn Schmidt as Heidi Starling
  • Kyle Secor as Pastor Taylor
  • Austin Abrams as Ben Taylor
  • Claire Elizabeth Green as Rebecca Starling
  • Jessamine Burgum as Misty Taylor
  • Ellie May as Sarah Starling
  • Chris Dinner as Noah Starling
  • Kieran Sitawi as Jeremy Starling


Seventeen-year-old Jem Starling 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 sexuality and her religious devotion. With the return of Owen, an enigmatic youth pastor, Jem soon finds herself attracted to his worldliness and charm. Slowly, he draws her into a dangerous relationship that could upend their entire community.

The Starling Girl Movie Budget & Box Office Collection:

Worldwide Collection$161,290

About The Starling Girl Movie:

The Starling Girl is an American coming-of-age drama film written and directed by Laurel Parmet in her feature directorial debut. Starring Eliza Scanlen, Lewis Pullman, Jimmi Simpson, Wrenn Schmidt, and Austin Abrams.

In February, Bleecker Street acquired North American distribution rights for the film.

The film premiered at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival on January 21, 2023, and was acquired by Bleecker Street. The Starling Girl was released on May 12, 2023, with a wider expansion on May 19.