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Little Birds (2011)

R | | Drama | 9 January 2016 (Japan)
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Lily and Alison face a life-changing event after they leave their Salton Sea home and follow the boys they meet back to Los Angeles.

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Elgin James

Writer:

Elgin James
2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Juno Temple ... Lily Hobart
Kay Panabaker ... Alison Hoffman
Kate Bosworth ... Bonnie Muller
Neal McDonough ... Hogan
David Warshofsky ... Joseph Hoffman
Leslie Mann ... Margaret Hobart
Bob Larkin Bob Larkin ... Mr. Kovacs
Kathleen Gati ... Sally Heron
Scotty Noyd Jr. ... Ray Cawley
Kyle Gallner ... Jesse MacNamara
Carlos PenaVega ... Louis Estes (as Carlos Pena)
Chris Coy ... David Riley
Lauren Pennington Lauren Pennington ... Shawna Cawley (as Lauren Whitney Pennington)
Lydia Blanco Garza ... Female Cashier (as Lydia Blanco)
Marc Rose Marc Rose ... Man
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Lily and Alison face a life-changing event after they leave their Salton Sea home and follow the boys they meet back to Los Angeles.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

How far would you go?

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive language, some violence including a sexual assault, sexuality/nudity, drug and alcohol use - all involving teens | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 January 2016 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Goodnight Moon See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,574, 2 September 2012

Gross USA:

$17,739

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,739
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Ryan Gosling is listed in the credits in gratitude for his cooperation. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Alison: [narrating] My best friend Lily thought she was drowning. Drowning in the Salton Sea. Even though the water was too polluted to set foot in, and left anything in their town either dying, or dead.
Margaret Hobart: Lily? Are you okay? Hello...
Alison: Lily was determined to never let it get her.
[drops down into the bath water and starts screaming]
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Soundtracks

Tender Branch
Written and Performed by Tift Merritt
Published by Train Penny Publishing (BMI)
Courtesy of Fantasy Records
Used by permission of Concord Music Group Inc.
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Disturbing
31 July 2019 | by nickiwestSee all my reviews

If you love Juno Temple, this is a GREAT Juno movie. She is such a beautiful girl, so fun to watch. The movie is edgy and unsettling, and the end struck too close to home for me. I KNEW two girls like this, so the reality is there and a bit heartbreaking. It's a good movie, but won't leave you so much with a 'feel good' sense in the end.... I say SEE IT.


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