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For the Birds (2000)

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A group of snooty birds roosting on a telephone wire get their just desserts when a goofy bird drops in.

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This animated short starts with a group of small birds perched together on a telephone wire. When a much larger and awkward-looking bird arrives, the smaller birds reject him with taunts and insults. Still, he persists in trying to win their friendship, until at last the smaller birds decide to shove him from their perch. Only too late do they discover that there may be a problem with this plan. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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The last film to come from Pixar's Point Richmond studio before the company moved. See more »

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When the film ends, the "The End" sign appears in black letters in a splat of white guano on the black background. See more »

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Pixar does it again.
22 June 2000 | by (Orlando, Florida) – See all my reviews

I was fortunate to be at one of the first ever screenings of this short, presented by John Lasseter at the Disney Institute. Once again Pixar leaves you rolling in the aisles. Bird owners are sure to get a special kick out of this one. I don't think any of today's animation companies exhibit the true spirit of animation like Pixar does.


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