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In an airport hotel on the outskirts of Paris, a Silicon Valley engineer abruptly chucks his job, breaks things off with his wife, and holes up in his room. Soon, fate draws him and a young French maid together.

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In an airport hotel on the outskirts of Paris, a Silicon Valley engineer abruptly chucks his job, breaks things off with his wife, and holes up in his room. Soon, fate draws him and a young French maid together.

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Drama | Fantasy | Romance

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4 June 2014 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Alas de libertad  »

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Budget:

€6,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,443 (USA) (12 September 2014)

Gross:

$14,200 (USA) (19 September 2014)
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The crew had to hatch sparrow eggs and raise them in preparation for the shooting, where eventually about 20 sparrows took part. See more »

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Space Oddity
Written by David Bowie
© Onward Music Ltd
Performed by David Bowie
Courtesy of RZO Music
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Surprising
5 August 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I discovered this film by chance and when I watched the trailer I imagined a film about a man who is disenchanted with life, who feels a vague emptiness and leaves it all behind and forms an unusual connection, quasi-romance with the maid whom is a dreamer and a man whose dreams and love for life long ago died. Akin to Lost in Translation.

This is not the case! The film is nothing like what one imagines and does in fact involve bird people; although I will not spoil it. It is hard to rate Bird People as it does not fall in line with a traditional film. It does not fall under any genre; although it would be easy to see it as a observation of the ills of "modern" life; modernity and technology in the film fulfills the background not focus.

It is a surprising movie and one that will leave an impression on you. I highly recommend it!.


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