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A Birder's Guide to Everything (2013)

 -  Comedy  -  21 April 2013 (USA)
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David Portnoy, a 15-year-old birding fanatic, thinks that he's made the discovery of a lifetime. So, on the eve of his father's remarriage, he escapes on an epic road trip with his best ... See full summary »

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Donald Portnoy (as James LeGros)
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Juliana Santos
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David Portnoy, a 15-year-old birding fanatic, thinks that he's made the discovery of a lifetime. So, on the eve of his father's remarriage, he escapes on an epic road trip with his best friends to solidify their place in birding history. Written by Crossroads Films

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Find your reason to fly.

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Rated PG-13 on appeal for language, sex and drug references, and brief partial nudity | See all certifications »

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The Labrador Duck is, in fact, an extinct species. See more »

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The sign at the entrance to the park misspells its name. The correct name of the park is Cockaponset State Forest. See more »

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In the closing credits, there is a Banvir Chaudhary and its misspelled version Banvir Shaudhary. See more »

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An enjoyable, thoughtful film
28 June 2013 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

I thoroughly enjoyed this film, shown at a benefit for The Wild Bird Fund Wildlife Rehabilitation & Education Center in NYC. There's a lot to like--the characters are well drawn, particularly the teens who passionately embark on a quest to sight and document a supposedly extinct duck. There's lots of delightfully nerdy tomfoolery amongst them. On the serious side, this movie's also about loss of a loved one and finding your way forward from that. It's moving, while still remaining humorous and full of bird lore. Birders and non-birders alike will adore the nature photography. Ben Kingsly, as a revered bird expert, radiates his usual star quality. Don't miss it.


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