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The Bird Can't Fly (2007)

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Melody returns home to Fairlands for the funeral of her estranged daughter. But the town has almost disappeared under the encroaching desert. She finds out she has a 10 year old grandson. Melody decides to take the boy away, but he resists.

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Melody
Yusuf Davids ...
River
Tony Kgoroge ...
Scoop
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Stone
Blessing Mbonambi ...
Johnny
Nikilitha Mantungwa ...
Little
Kira Wilkinson ...
Grace
Amanda Dilma ...
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Tina Jaxa ...
Mercy
Thoko Ntshinga ...
Fair
Claire Berlein ...
Charm
Dipuo Huma ...
Belle
Hazel Scott ...
Mrs. Grain
Bill Curry ...
Postman
Liza Ackermann ...
June - deceased daughter (as Liza Ackerman)
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Melody returns home to Fairlands for the funeral of her estranged daughter. But the town has almost disappeared under the encroaching desert. She finds out she has a 10 year old grandson. Melody decides to take the boy away, but he resists.

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3 January 2008 (Netherlands)  »

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Die Liebe einer Großmutter  »

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