Sharp Objects (2018)
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Despite a possible killer on the loose, Wind Gap gathers for their annual southern-pride festival, hosted by Adora.

Director:

Jean-Marc Vallée

Writers:

Gillian Flynn (based upon the novel written by), Marti Noxon (created by) | 3 more credits »
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Amy Adams ... Camille Preaker
Patricia Clarkson ... Adora Crellin
Chris Messina ... Detective Richard Willis
Eliza Scanlen ... Amma Crellin
Matt Craven ... Chief Bill Vickery
Henry Czerny ... Alan Crellin
Taylor John Smith ... John Keene
Madison Davenport ... Ashley Wheeler
Miguel Sandoval ... Frank Curry
Will Chase ... Bob Nash
Jackson Hurst ... Kirk Lacey
Sophia Lillis ... Young Camille
Lulu Wilson ... Marian Crellin
Elizabeth Perkins ... Jackie O'Neill
Beth Broderick ... Annie B
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Despite a potential serial killer on the loose in the community, Wind Gap residents gather for Calhoun Day, an annual southern-pride festival hosted by Adora on the grounds of her house. As Amma and her friends act out a traditional play depicting the sacrifices made by the wife of a Confederate soldier, Adora shares confidences with Richard that may impact his relationship with Camille.

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Language:

English

Release Date:

5 August 2018 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Barnesville, Georgia, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

For a split second before the curtains on stage drop, you can read "Shallow Day" instead of "Calhoun Day". See more »

Goofs

The "Battle Hymn of the Republic" was a Union fight song. Nobody celebrating their Southern heritage would sing this song.

Missouri was a slave state that never joined the Confederacy. Much, if not most, of the population wanted to secede but the state was isolated and would be unsupported by the Confederacy. The governor and other state leaders wisely kept Missouri in the Union (the Republic) and saved the state from much of devastation experienced by other southern states. Many Confederate sympathizers joined private militias. A well-known example is Quantrill's Raiders. These guerrilla fighters. Other sympathizers joined the Confederate Army, but they had to travel to a Confederate state to do so. See more »

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References Beaches (1988) See more »

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In the Evening
Written by John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
Performed by Led Zeppelin
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Oh God!
6 August 2018 | by AhmedSpielberg99See all my reviews

Episode Five: Closer

I'm not sure if that cliffhanger from Ripe has paid off in this episode, hasn't paid off, or hasn't yet! But I'm sure that it foreshadowed the most unsettling episode in the series, so far. Oh God! I still can't believe how the Calhoun Day festival was directed, or how the dialogue in this intense long scene was written. This unnerving scene seems as if it came out of a Gothic novel! I just wanted the ending to be more intense to make me more excited to watch the next episode. Also, what leads to the ending is a bit clichéd.

(9/10)


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