“Earthquake Bird” is a psychological thriller film that was released in 2019. The movie is directed by Wash Westmoreland and stars Alicia Vikander, Riley Keough, and Naoki Kobayashi. The film is based on a novel of the same name by Susanna Jones and is set in Tokyo, Japan, in the late 1980s. The story follows Lucy Fly, a young American woman living in Tokyo who becomes the primary suspect in a murder investigation after her friend Lily Bridges disappears.
“Earthquake Bird” received mixed reviews from critics. Some praised the film for its atmospheric setting and strong performances, particularly from Vikander, while others criticized its slow pacing and lack of suspense. The movie currently has a 62% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a 6.1/10 rating on IMDb.
“Earthquake Bird” did not receive any major awards or nominations.
The film did not receive a wide theatrical release and was instead released on Netflix in November 2019. As a result, its popularity is difficult to gauge. However, the movie did generate some buzz upon its release, particularly among fans of the novel it is based on.
|Directed by||Wash Westmoreland|
|Produced by||Georgina Pope Michael Pruss Ann Ruark Ridley Scott Kevin J. Walsh|
|Screenplay by||Wash Westmoreland|
|Based on||The Earthquake Bird
by Susanna Jones
|Starring||Alicia Vikander, Riley Keough, Naoki Kobayashi, Jack Huston,|
|Music by||Atticus Ross Leopold Ross Claudia Sarne|
|Edited by||Jonathan Alberts|
|Scott Free Productions Twenty First City|
|Release date||October 10, 2019 (LFF) November 1, 2019 (United States)|
|Running time||107 minutes|