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Birdy (1984)
Rating:
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Matthew Modine
Director: Alan Parker
Category: Drama, Classic, Independent
Studio: Columbia / TriStar
Subtitles:
English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Thai
Length:
120 mins

 
 

 

"Two Thumbs Up!" - Siskel & Ebert

Soar to new heights in this spellbinding movie starring Matthew Modine and Nicolas Cage.To escape an irrational world, Birdy (Modine), a Vietnam veteran, sits in an almost catatonic state in an Army hospital, where he has come to believe he is one of the feathered creatures of his boyhood dreams.In an effort to break Birdy's silence, his psychiatrist brings in Al Columbato (Cage), Bird's loyal best friend of his youth.Al desperately tries to reach the disturbed Birdy and bring him back to reality.The answer may lie in their youth, where the eccentric Birdy first donned wings and the happy-go-lucky Al helped him to fly.

 
 
   
   

 
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