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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.

Director:

Threes Anna
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1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Barbara Hershey ... Melody
Yusuf Davids Yusuf Davids ... River
Tony Kgoroge Tony Kgoroge ... Scoop
John Kani ... Stone
Blessing Mbonambi Blessing Mbonambi ... Johnny
Nikilitha Mantungwa Nikilitha Mantungwa ... Little
Kira Wilkinson Kira Wilkinson ... Grace
Amanda Dilma Amanda Dilma ... Pretty
Tina Jaxa Tina Jaxa ... Mercy
Thoko Ntshinga Thoko Ntshinga ... Fair
Claire Berlein Claire Berlein ... Charm
Dipuo Huma Dipuo Huma ... Belle
Hazel Scott Hazel Scott ... Mrs. Grain
Bill Curry Bill Curry ... Postman
Liza Ackermann Liza Ackermann ... June - deceased daughter (as Liza Ackerman)
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Language:

English

Release Date:

3 January 2008 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Liebe einer GroƟmutter See more »

Filming Locations:

South Africa

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Budget:

€2,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(European Film Market)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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