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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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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
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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 & 2 nominations See more »
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This is the kind of film that makes our lives richer... 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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44 out of 50 people found the following review useful.
This is the kind of film that makes our lives richer..., 11 April 2005
Author: smith6079 from houston

This film has a zen-like quality. It masterfully documents the bitter-sweetness of life with that magical aspect of wholeness and completeness that all great art embodies. It seemed effortless, honest, open. Clearly loving, sometimes painful, tragic, always beautiful, inspiring... Finely photographed and masterfully edited, this is an actively multi-dimensional film of transformation.

Attempting to compare this film is inappropriate, in my opinion. It stands alone and quite well on its own.

I noticed it was made in 2003, which would seem to indicate difficulty in getting distribution. If this hypothesis is true, I would consider it nothing less than a criminal indictment of the society in which we live.

To all the people who brought this film to me I send my warmest regards.

clay smith

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