Susie Searches explores the realm of sleuths. These individuals, who have been inspired by numerous true crime documentaries, are driven to aspire to solve crimes on their own. Interestingly, some of these civilians eagerly contribute to solving cases and prove to be valuable assets in investigations. On the other hand, others impede progress. What adds to the intrigue is that women, despite the common assumption that they are not drawn to violent content, actually constitute the largest audience for true crime.
In the case of Susie Searches, a young girl yearns for her podcast to gain viral status, hoping that fame will elevate her social standing at school because she wants to be known. Her podcast delves into the world of True Crime, catering to the desires of True Crime enthusiasts who long for the resolution of perplexing cases.
New comer director Sophie Kargman is mostly known for making short films and this will be her first full length motion picture. This film could put her in the map because of it’s potential base from the trailer alone.
Susie Searches Official Trailer
Susie (Kiersey Clemons) , a shy and awkward teen girl, desires popularity and strives to make her true crime podcast mainstream. When a boy named Jesse is kidnapped, it creates the perfect opportunity. Although not a professional detective, Susie actively searches for clues in this mysterious case. She successfully rescues Jesse, instantly transforming into a celebrity and earning the nickname “Nancy Drew” in her hometown. As her podcast goes viral, Susie becomes the most popular girl in school. Everyone desires to befriend the hometown hero. She even lands television interviews.However, Susie harbors a dark secret. She is the real kidnapper, which is how she managed to solve the case.
Susie acknowledges that her secret being exposed will cause her newfound fame to disappear. She is willing to unalive anyone who tries to reveal the truth. Mark your calendars for the release of “Susie Searches” in theaters on July 28, 2023.