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Bird People (2014)

Unrated | | Drama, Fantasy, Romance | 4 June 2014 (France)
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In an airport hotel on the outskirts of Paris, a Silicon Valley engineer abruptly chucks his job, breaks things off with his wife, and holes up in his room. Soon, fate draws him and a young French maid together.

Director:

Pascale Ferran

Writers:

Guillaume Bréaud (screenplay), Pascale Ferran (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Josh Charles ... Gary Newman
Anaïs Demoustier ... Audrey Camuzet
Roschdy Zem ... Simon
Taklyt Vongdara Taklyt Vongdara ... Akira
Geoffrey Cantor ... Allan
Camélia Jordana ... Leila
Radha Mitchell ... Elisabeth Newman
Mohand Saci Mohand Saci ... Passager RER
Ali Ben Amar Ali Ben Amar ... Passager RER
Coralie Majouga Coralie Majouga ... Passagère RER
Sonia Bouquet Sonia Bouquet ... Passagère RER
Aurore Soudieux Aurore Soudieux ... Passagère RER
Khalil Yahya Khalil Yahya ... Passager RER
Michel Sabeh-Aïon Michel Sabeh-Aïon ... Passager RER
Rojda Mohamed Rojda Mohamed ... Passagère RER
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Storyline

In an airport hotel on the outskirts of Paris, a Silicon Valley engineer abruptly chucks his job, breaks things off with his wife, and holes up in his room. Soon, fate draws him and a young French maid together.

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Genres:

Drama | Fantasy | Romance

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

France

Language:

French | English | Japanese

Release Date:

4 June 2014 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Alas de libertad See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€6,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,443, 12 September 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$14,200, 19 September 2014
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film took 16 weeks of shooting and one year of editing. See more »

Soundtracks

Space Oddity
Written by David Bowie
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Courtesy of RZO Music
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Worst movie I've ever seen
29 July 2015 | by bvilchesSee all my reviews

I love French cinema, I love movies that focus on characters rather than action but this is too much. I watched 20 minutes and I couldn't bear it anymore. I tried to give it time so something can developer but nothing happens, really. There's no action whatsoever, no explanation, background voice appears from nowhere, the characters don't seem to have any motivation to do what they do... come on!

If you want a 10 minute scene about room cleaning, go ahead and watch it.

Oh, and the bird equals freedom cliché it's so obvious that it's annoying!


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