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Swift (2019)

Manou the Swift (original title)
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The little swift Manou grows up believing he's a seagull learning to fly he finds out he never will be. When he runs from home he meets birds of his own species and finds out who he really is.


Axel Melzener (script), Andrea Block (script) | 3 more credits »
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Complete credited cast:
Kate Winslet ... Blanche (voice)
Willem Dafoe ... Yves (voice)
Josh Keaton ... Manou (voice)
Cassandra Steen ... Kalifa (voice)
Mikey Kelley ... Luc (voice)
Yaron Mesika ... Yusuf (voice)
David Shaughnessy ... Percival (voice)
Arif S. Kinchen ... Poncho (voice)
Nolan North ... Yusuf (voice)
Julie Nathanson ... Francoise (voice)
Rob Paulsen ... Sandpipers (voice)
Kimberly Brooks ... Seagull Neighbor (voice)
Marianne Kelly Marianne Kelly ... Additional Swifts (voice)
Steve Blum ... Additional Seagulls (voice)
Simon Brendel Simon Brendel ... Seagull Fledglings (voice)


The little swift Manou grows up believing he's a seagull. Learning to fly he finds out he never will be. Shocked, he runs away from home. He meets birds of his own species and finds out who he really is. When both seagulls and swifts face a dangerous threat, Manou becomes the hero of the day. Written by LUXX FILM

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Charming family flick 7/10
24 October 2019 | by gabrielmoon777See all my reviews

A lovely little film, had some joyful emotion moments that gave me a fuzzy feeling inside! Loveable characters and good story, CGI was beautiful, slightly let down by inconsistencies, for example the start of the film in the day time the feathers of the gulls looked a little plastic and environments a little empty and yet towards the second half of the film suddenly improves to an amazing standard! Regardless of minor faults I really enjoyed the film and I only watched it to keep my girlfriend happy! Was pleasantly surprised when I ended up enjoying it so much! Defo worth a watch, it's nice to have a lighthearted family film with some deep moments once in a while! Check it out!! 9/10

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English | German

Release Date:

21 February 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Manou the Swift See more »

Filming Locations:

Milan, Italy See more »


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LUXX Film See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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