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The Hawk Is Dying (2006)

A Gainesville Florida auto upholsterer (Giamatti) attempts to subvert his mundane life by training a wild, red-tailed hawk.

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A Gainesville Florida auto upholsterer (Giamatti) attempts to subvert his mundane life by training a wild, red-tailed hawk.

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9 July 2008 (France)  »

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Dressé pour vivre - The Hawk Is Dying  »

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Box Office

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$1,042 (USA) (30 March 2007)

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$6,106 (USA) (8 June 2007)
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2006 Brasilia International Film Festival, Winner of the Grand Jury Award & Audience Award. See more »

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Fred: You never have.
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References Aquaman (1968) See more »

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Literature in moving images
6 December 2008 | by (Amsterdam) – See all my reviews

I do not understand how the present low IMDb score has come about. This movie is literature in moving images. Genuine, non-glamorous, mesmerizing. Camera work and direction are great. Director Julian Goldberger knows how to use very modest means to create maximum effect. Paul Giammatti is a phenomenal actor. He keeps you glued to the screen with his presence. Rusty Schwimmer as his sister is also very effective. But perhaps the most arresting character is that of the hawk. It adds an unsettled beauty to the film.

Most warmly recommended if you like 'adult' movies that steer away from Hollywood polishedness.


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