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The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill -- A homeless musician finds meaning to his life when he starts a friendship with dozens of parrots.
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Release Date:
22 September 2005 (Australia) See more »
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The true story of a bohemian St Francis and his remarkable relationship with a flock of wild red and green parrots
Plot:
A homeless musician finds meaning to his life when he starts a friendship with dozens of parrots. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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2 wins & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
A remarkable movie. A must see! See more (46 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Mark Bittner ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Judy Irving ... Herself (uncredited)

Directed by
Judy Irving 
 
Produced by
Judy Irving .... producer
 
Original Music by
Chris Michie 
 
Cinematography by
Judy Irving 
 
Film Editing by
Judy Irving 
 
Sound Department
Jaime Kibben .... sound recordist
Samuel Lehmer .... sound editor
Samuel Lehmer .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
James Attwood .... additional photographer
Mark Bittner .... additional photographer
Jacquelyne Cordes .... additional photographer
Howard Munson .... additional photographer
 
Editorial Department
Tricia Chiarenza .... color timer
 
Music Department
Mark Eakle .... musician: flute
 

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83 min
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The flock of wild parrots fly behind the red-tailed hawk in order to escape it.See more »
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Peace of MindSee more »

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26 out of 28 people found the following review useful.
A remarkable movie. A must see!, 21 April 2005
Author: jogliore from United States

This is a beautiful movie, a remarkable movie going experience. Mark Bittner is a man richer than Bill Gates & Paul Allen put together. His love for the parrots radiates through the movie. I was at a theater that was 90% full and the crowd was mesmerized, including some very young children. The movie is honest too, some of the birds die. The movie is one of the best documentaries I've ever seen. It deserves to make a lot of money. Word of mouth has generated large audiences in Seattle and the movie has moved to different and larger venue. If only Hollywood could make movies half as good as this one. This movie will make you look differently at the animals in your life.

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