BIRDS OF PASSAGE (Les Oiseaux de Passage)

Director(s): Oliver Ringer
Country: Belgium / France
Language: French w/ English subtitles
Live Action | 2015 | 84
Genre: Drama
Recommended for ages 8+ (Parental Guidance: Age suggestion is due to subtitles. )

We are delighted to be able to re-present this Festival Flashback from five years ago!

Cathy’s tenth birthday is tough enough without her eccentric father giving her an egg as a gift along with a warning: “Be there when it is born so the bird recognizes YOU as its mother.” After a game of hide-and-seek goes awry, Cathy’s friend Margaux unknowingly becomes the “mother.” Unfortunately for the bird and Margaux, her parents believe Margaux is unable to care for this pet from her wheelchair. It takes a duckling, a great friend, and a temporary flight from home to alter everyone’s understanding of life’s limitations.

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