Where the Crawdads SingAccording to the press release, the film “tells Kya’s story. She was an orphaned girl who grew up in dangerous North Carolina marshlands.” “For years, rumors of the ‘Marsh Girl’ haunted Barkley Cove, isolating the sharp and resilient Kya from her community. Kya is drawn to two young men in town and is open to new worlds. But when one is killed, the community immediately makes her the suspect.

“As this case continues,” the plot progresses, the verdict on what really happened becomes more uncertain, threatening the revelation of many secrets hidden within the marsh.