The biggest problem with this movie is that hardly any of the characters have any redeeming qualities by the end. I basically hated every character in this except for the main character, Joey. It's also hard to pinpoint the main story line or if there was any purpose to the events other than exposition reveals about the character's pasts or current struggles. The ending left me confused as to whether there was a point or any meaning. The film is also filled with on-the-nose metaphors using birds delivered via narration, which grew annoying after a while. However, the movie has one thing that saves it--the main character, Joey. Johnny Sequoyah gives a really good first performance, considering the lackluster material she was handed. She made me care about her character, and want to rescue her from such a neglectful, abusive family. She was the only character I felt genuine sympathy for. It is at least worth watching to experience Sequoyah's performance, which was stellar when you compare it to her adult co-stars.