Two friends arrive back from Vietnam, scarred in different ways. One has physical injuries, the other has mental problems that make him yearn to be a bird, a subject he has always been fascinated with. Written by
Murray Chapman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
A soaring experience unlike anything you've ever seen before.
Did You Know?
Details about the film's source William Wharton
novel have been summarized by Wikipedia which states "Birdy is the debut novel of William Wharton
, who was more than 50 years old when it was published. It won the U.S. National Book Award in category First Novel. Birdy was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 1980, ultimately losing to The Executioner's Song
(1982) by Norman Mailer
". See more
Al calls Birdy "Al" (11:08) See more
[about his psychiatrist
Sergeant Al Columbato
I don't trust the guy. Everything's too interesting to him.
Animals: Perta ... Bird No. 9 Perta's Stunts ... Queepers Alfonso ... AS HIMSELF Cat ... Hobbie Dogs ... Sneaky, Willey, Ace, Prince, Tiger, Bo, Rudah, Chiggar, Tyko, Kelly, Red, Fantasy, Scooter. Seagull ... Jonathan Snake ... Monty Jungle Bird ... Horatio Pigeons ... No's. 1 to 84 See more
Referenced in The Benchwarmers