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The Starling: Everything You Need To Know About This Film!


David Mudd

The Starling is a good film on Netflix which follows the life of a couple and their struggle after losing their little child. The lady is suffering from depression while her husband is in a mental hospital as he could bear the pain and how they both started to regain everything by normalising after working on their relationship.

The movie gives the message that everything can be healed after any suffering as it is a beautiful life and we don’t waste our beautiful life if we even face any difficulties. The main role or help is played by the bird to the lady indirectly.

Because of this bird she started to live happy and makes her life normal as she remains sad and alone and also the bird is angry in the starting but when she sees bird home and how she feeds her children she started to love again and then both of them live in the same area by adjusting and tolerating each other.

Before this she was so angry and wanted to kill or fly the bird from her garden as the bird always attacked her and taunted her.

About the Starling

The Starling

The starling is a good American movie that is directed by Theodore Melfi and features Melissa McCarthy, Chris O’Dowd, Timothy Olyphant and many others as leading stars.

Matt Harris is the writer of The Starling which came in the United States with limited release on September 17, 2021 and then picked by Netflix to release it on September 24, 2021. Before releasing it the film on September 17, 2021 it already came at 2021 Toronto International Film Festival and the film was not well received by the critics as unfavourable reviews were given from the side of critics.

Theodore Mefli, Kimberly Quinn and Dylan Sellers are the producers of this Starling film which is set to release on Netflix and edited by Matt Friedman and Peter Teschner.

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The Starling Release Date

The Starling

If you are looking for the window date for this film then I mentioned above that the film came out on September 12, 17, 24 in 2021 in different places and has a running time of 103 minutes which runs in English language.

Who are the Cast involved in this Movie ‘The Starling’?

These are the cast members who contributed to this film-

  • Lily Maynard is played by Melissa McCarthy.
  • Jack Maynard, Lily’s Husband, is played by Chris O’Dowd.
  • Dr. Larry Fine is played by Kevin Kline.
  • Regina is played by Kimberly Quinn.
  • Dickie is played by Skyler Gisondo.
  • Travis Delp is played by Timothy Olyphant.
  • Velma is played by Loretta Devine.
  • Ben is played by Daveed Diggs.
  • Fawn is played by Rosalind Chao.
  • Dr. Manmohan is played by Ravi Kapoor.
  • Sherri is played by Laura Harrier.

Along with these there are lots of cast who participated in this film and made it a good one to watch.

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The Starling: Story

The Starling is a story of a married couple whose life becomes difficult after they lost their baby daughter from SIDS and can’t bear the pain of her death.

The Starling

Jack, Lily’s husband is not mental strong so he goes to a mental hospital while Lily remains at home and makes her busy to lessen her pain and makes herself strong and feeling alone.

Lily works at a grocery store and makes her busy. Along with this she also paid a visit to see her husband and waited for his return to home.

This problem doesn’t end meanwhile others started when the bird or the starling started to make a nest on the tree in Lily’s garden and always attacked Lily. She always stopped that bird because the bird is so angry and always makes Lily more angry and depressed. One day when she visits to see her husband Jack, one of those counsellors helps her by suggesting she take care of herself and gives the addresses to go to Larry Fine who is a psychiatrist along with a veterinarian.

When she tells her problem to the psychiatrist he helps him by changing his problems with starling into a good conversations and from that time she started to love that bird and one day she accidentally kills the starling but saves her by taking it to the Larry and after recovery, the starling started to fly and then both of them started tolerating each other without attacking.

Now it’s the time for Jack to come home and they decide to start their relationship again by facing the society and other people by supporting each other and the film ends when they watch the starling who is in their garden.

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The Starling: Trailer

Here is the trailer for Starling which also gives the beautiful message to all of our audience that life goes on and we have to face these problems by supporting each other.

You can watch this movie on Netflix.


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