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Birds of Passage (2019)

NR | 2h 5min | 7/10 | #Drama #Crime

Parental Rating: Unrated (This film is not rated.)


STORYLINE:

"Birds of Passage" explores the rise and fall of a Wayuu family involved in the drug trade in Colombia during the 1970s. The film weaves a rich tapestry of culture, family, honor, and greed, delving deep into the indigenous Wayuu people and their traditions. This story of power and passion is a unique blend of traditional storytelling and modern crime saga.

STAFF REVIEW:

"Birds of Passage" is a captivating and visually stunning film that redefines the genre of crime drama. Directors Ciro Guerra and Cristina Gallego craft a narrative that is both culturally rich and universally relevant, exploring the impact of the drug trade on indigenous communities. The film's unique perspective and compelling performances make it an unforgettable viewing experience.


CREDITS:

Directors: Ciro Guerra, Cristina Gallego

Writers:

- Maria Camila Arias

- Jacques Toulemonde Vidal

Starring:

- Carmiña Martínez as Úrsula

- José Acosta as Rapayet

- Jhon Narváez as Moisés

Cinematography: David Gallego

Edited by: Miguel Schverdfinger

Music by: Leonardo Heiblum

Distributed by: The Orchard

Release date: February 13, 2019

Run Time: 2 hr 5 min

Country:

- Colombia

- Denmark

- Mexico

- Germany

- Switzerland

Languages:

- Wayuu

- Spanish

Budget: Not publicly disclosed

Box office: $2.8 million


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