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Le peuple migrateur
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Winged Migration -- Documentary on the migratory patterns of birds, shot over the course of three years on all seven continents.

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Release Date:
12 December 2001 (Belgium) See more »
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Plot:
Documentary on the migratory patterns of birds, shot over the course of three years on all seven continents. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 6 wins & 13 nominations See more »
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I enjoyed the documentary See more (152 total) »

Cast

 
Philippe Labro ... Narrator (English version)

Jacques Perrin ... Narrator (voice)
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Directed by
Jacques Perrin 
Jacques Cluzaud (co-director)
Michel Debats (co-director)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jean Dorst 
Stéphane Durand 
Guy Jarry 
Valentine Marvel  idea (as Valentine Perrin)
Jacques Perrin 
Francis Roux 

Produced by
Christophe Barratier .... producer
Reinhard Brundig .... associate producer
Jean de Trégomain .... executive producer
Danièle Delorme .... associate producer
Jean-Marc Henchoz .... associate producer
Jean Labadie .... associate producer
José María Morales .... associate producer
Andrea Occhipinti .... associate producer
Jacques Perrin .... producer
Yves Robert .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Bruno Coulais 
 
Cinematography by
Olli Barbé 
Michel Benjamin 
Sylvie Carcedo 
Laurent Charbonnier 
Luc Drion 
Laurent Fleutot 
Philippe Garguil 
Dominique Gentil 
Bernard Lutic 
Thierry Machado 
Stéphane Martin 
Fabrice Moindrot 
Ernst Sasse 
Michel Terrasse 
Thierry Thomas 
 
Film Editing by
Marie-Josèphe Yoyotte 
 
Production Design by
Régis Nicolino 
 
Production Management
Jean-Philippe Avenel .... assistant unit manager
Philippe Baisadouli .... production manager
Olli Barbé .... production manager
Brian Black .... unit manager
Claude Canaple .... production manager
Jean-Michel Deroche .... production manager
Claire Dornoy .... assistant production manager
Philippe Gautier .... production manager
Nicolas Mauvernay .... assistant production manager
Boucif Mohammedi .... assistant unit manager
Johann Mousseau .... unit production manager
Thomas Pflimlin .... unit manager
Vincent Steiger .... production manager
Charles Stenhouse .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jérémie Apperry .... assistant director
Elodie Baticle .... assistant director
Emmanuelle Debats .... assistant director
Marie Miquel .... assistant director
Ursula Sigon .... assistant director
Hadrien Soulez Larivière .... assistant director
Frédéric Vignal .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Philippe Barbeau .... sound
Michel Crivellaro .... sound editor
Denis Guilhem .... sound
Gérard Lamps .... sound re-recording mixer
Laurent Lévy .... foley artist
Armelle Mahé .... assistant sound mixer
Gina Pignier .... sound editor
Laurent Quaglio .... supervising sound editor
Michel Trouillard .... sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Nicolas David .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Manfred Büttner .... visual effects producer
Erich Eder .... digital compositor
Hubert Fourneaux .... visual effects coordinator
Fabien Girodot .... visual effects supervisor
Robert Pinnow .... visual effects coordinator
Dina Saleem .... visual effects
Caterina Schiffers .... digital compositor: postproduction, TVT
Florian Schuck .... retouching
Benjamin Seide .... digital compositor
Max Stummer .... digital compositor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jean-Paul Agostini .... first assistant camera
David Aïm .... first assistant camera
Sylvain Bardoux .... key grip
Pierre Bec .... camera operator
Pierre Berthier .... camera operator
Vincent Blasco .... key grip
Guillaume Brault .... second assistant camera
Catherine Briault .... first assistant camera
Maurice Bricler .... grip
Richard Brodet .... gaffer
Claire Caroff .... assistant camera
Tony Chapuis .... second assistant camera
Pierre Chevrin .... assistant camera
Nicolas Deblonde .... second assistant camera
Dominique Delguste .... first assistant camera
Jean-Marie Delorme .... assistant camera
Alain Ducousset .... camera operator
Pascale Ferradini .... first assistant camera
Jean-Yves Freess .... key grip
Colin Houben .... first assistant camera
Maxime Héraud .... camera operator
Hervé Kern .... assistant camera
Cyril Lebre .... assistant camera
Sophie Leonetti .... assistant camera
Sergeï Lourié .... grip
Sylvain Maillard .... assistant camera
Benoît Nicoulin .... camera operator
Lee Parker .... camera operator
Christophe Perotin .... assistant camera
François Perrault-Alix .... key grip
Philippe Porte .... gaffer
Christophe Pottier .... camera operator
François Quillard .... first assistant camera
Edgar Raclot .... grip
Mathieu Simonet .... still photographer
Piotr Stadnicki .... first assistant camera (as Pierre Stadnicki)
Anna-Katia Vincent .... second assistant camera
Patrick Vobecourt .... gaffer
Yuan Zhang .... camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Colette Beltran .... assistant editor
Pauline Casalis .... assistant editor
Bruno Patin .... color timer
 
Music Department
Paul Lavergne .... executive music producer
 
Transportation Department
Philippe Lebreton .... driver: camera car
 
Other crew
Isabelle Kostic Crosley .... location manager
Valentine Marvel .... idea (as Valentine Perrin)
Sally Steele .... publicist
 
Thanks
Jean Dorst .... dedicatee
Bernard Lutic .... dedicatee
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Le peuple migrateur" - France (original title)
"The Travelling Birds" - International (English title)
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Runtime:
98 min | Canada:81 min (Toronto International Film Festival) | USA:89 min | Argentina:92 min
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Trivia:
Jacques Perrin says in his commentary that his team tried to include emperor penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri) in the film, but weather conditions interfered, so they had to be satisfied with king penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) instead. Some years later, the makers of March of the Penguins (2005) succeeded in making an emperor penguin movie.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Narrator:The story of bird migration is the story of promise - a promise to return.
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Soundtrack:
To Be By Your SideSee more »

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19 out of 23 people found the following review useful.
I enjoyed the documentary, 6 January 2005
Author: annieokee-1 from United States

It probably took a lot of time and effort to put this together. I wasn't bored for a minute. Some people get the big picture some people don't. I thought it was a rare treat to see things like this for a moment. To get outside of oneself and experience life in different terms made me feel good. It was peaceful and entertaining. I enjoyed the naration somewhat but felt it detracted from the film because it took away from the esoteric nature of the film as did the unnatural injection of unnatural elements. This untouched bit of nature needed very little narration. I admire anyone who is so dedicated to a project that they can truly expose nature in plain air. Winged migration was a great bit of craftsmanship.

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