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Birds in Peru (1968)

Les oiseaux vont mourir au Pérou (original title)
X | | Drama | 6 November 1968 (USA)
On a beach, a group of sailors have sex with a depressed young woman. Madam of a nearby brothel takes her in but she leaves with an artist who lives close by. Meanwhile, her old rich husband and his sinister chauffeur are looking for her.

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... Adriana
... Rainier
... Husband
... Madame Fernande
Jean-Pierre Kalfon ... Chauffeur
Michel Buades ... Alejo
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Henri Czarniak ... Truck driver (as Henry Czarniak)
Pierre Koulak ... Bouncer
Jackie Lombard ... Rita
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On a beach, a group of sailors have sex with a depressed young woman. Madam of a nearby brothel takes her in but she leaves with an artist who lives close by. Meanwhile, her old rich husband and his sinister chauffeur are looking for her.

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Beneath her icy core lay a desperate desire to love, she would use anyone to find it.

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2 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

Whenever talk turns to the worst movie ever made, this is the one I always nominate. It is so bad, it's mesmerizing; you stick with it because you can't believe it could get any worse. It does. Dumb acting, dumber plot, dumbest dialogue I've ever heard. One actor who's the spitting image of a young Marlon Brando and who tries to imitate Brando's mannerisms. A leading lady who proves her rep as an empty actress is fully deserved. When the lights came up after the movie was over, there was this look of stunned disbelief on the faces of as much of the audience I could see. Romain Gary was a good writer, perhaps even a great one; how he could do a thing like this is beyond me.


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