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Jonathan Livingston Seagull (1973)

 -  Drama | Family  -  23 October 1973 (USA)
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Jonathan is sick and tired of the boring life in his sea-gull clan. He rather experiments with new, always more daring flying techniques. Since he doesn't fit in, the elders expel him from ... See full summary »

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Jonathan is sick and tired of the boring life in his sea-gull clan. He rather experiments with new, always more daring flying techniques. Since he doesn't fit in, the elders expel him from the clan. So he sets out to discover the world beyond the horizon in quest for wisdom. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Everyone's Book Is Now Everyone's Motion Picture

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23 October 1973 (USA)  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)

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$1,600,000 (USA)
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One of the few movies that film critic Roger Ebert walked out of. See more »

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Jonathan: I only wish to share what I've learned - the very simple fact that it is right for a gull to fly!
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Opening dedication: To the real Jonathan Livingston Seagull, who lives within us all. See more »


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Skybird
Music and Lyrics by Neil Diamond
Sung by Neil Diamond
© 1973 Stonebridge Music (ASCAP) Used by permission. All rights reserved.
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Quite Original
3 June 2002 | by (Portugal) – See all my reviews

OK, so it's not a masterpiece, but it has its moments. At least it's quite original, which is a quality most people don't have... The shots with the seagulls are well achieved, as well the the natural landscapes. The dialogues are a bit basic and one can sense the difficulty of selecting passages from the book (which is magnificent) to put in the movie. It tends to be a little boring towards the end, but it's a one-of. I think everyone who likes movies should see it. As for the music... I think it's suited and powerful enough. BE is a very nice piece. See the movie. (6,5 / 10)


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