WHITE BIRD IN A BLIZZARD is an upcoming drama thriller co-produced, written and directed by Gregg Araki (Mysterious Skin, Kaboom), based on the acclaimed novel by Laura Kasischke. Premiered at 2014 Sundance Film Festival 2014, the film stars Shailene Woodley, Eva Green, Christopher Meloni, Shiloh Fernandez, Gabourey Sidibe, Thomas Jane, and Angela Bassett.
Kat Connors (Woodley) is 17 years old when her perfect homemaker mother, Eve (Green), a beautiful, enigmatic, and haunted woman, disappears - just as Kat is discovering and relishing her newfound sexuality. Having lived for so long in a stifled, emotionally repressed household, she barely registers her mother's absence and certainly doesn't blame her doormat of a father, Brock, (Meloni) for the loss. In fact, it'’s almost a relief. But as time passes, Kat begins to come to grips with how deeply Eve’s disappearance has affected her. Returning home on a break from college, she finds herself confronted with the truth about her mother's departure, and her own denial about the events surrounding it...
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