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Manou the Swift ()


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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.

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Blanche (voice)
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Yves (voice)
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Manou (voice)
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Kalifa (voice)
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Luc (voice) (as Mike Kelly)
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Percival (voice)
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Poncho (voice)
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Yusuf (voice)
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Francoise (voice)
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Sandpipers (voice)
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Seagull Neighbor (voice)
Marianne Kelly ...
Additional Swifts (voice)
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Additional Seagulls (voice)
Simon Brendel ...
Seagull Fledglings (voice)
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Yusuf (uncredited) (voice)

Directed by

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Andrea Block
Christian Haas

Written by

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Axel Melzener ... (script) &
Andrea Block ... (script) &
Phil Parker ... (script)
 
Christian Haas ... (original idea)
 
Andrea Block ... (original concept)

Produced by

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Andrea Block ... producer (produced by)
Christian Haas ... producer (produced by)
Julian Hillebrand ... junior producer
Zoé Jacob ... junior producer (as Zoe Jacob)
Solveig Langeland ... associate producer
Gudrun Moritz ... executive producer
Maresch Paul ... junior producer (as Paul Maresch)
Stefan Reissmann ... executive producer
Michael Roesch ... associate producer (as Michael Rösch)

Music by

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Frank Schreiber
Steffen Wick

Film Editing by

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Dennis Lutz
Dirk Stoppe

Editorial Department

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Jan Hansen ... assistant editor
Ronan Nouri ... trailer editor

Art Direction by

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Andrea Block ... (art direction)

Art Department

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Christoph Horch ... storyboard artist
Alexander Hupperich ... set design
Thilo Kienle ... Story Board Artist
Moritz Schneider ... Story Board Artist

Sound Department

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Karl Atteln ... sound effects editor
John Chominsky ... sound recordist
Tilo Ehmann ... dubbing mixer
Brooke Graeff ... foley artist
Wolfgang Herold ... sound supervisor
Florian Kontny ... dubbing editor
Bernhard Leimbrock ... re-recording mixer / sound editor
Evan Miles ... adr recordist
Nick Mortillaro ... dialogue recordist
Carsten Richter ... foley artist
Frank Schreiber ... sound designer
Max Wanko ... foley edit / supervising sound editor
Hanse Warns ... foley mixer

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Fabiana Cardalda ... digital colorist
Andreas Dahn ... digital compositor
Gordon Spencer De Haseth ... digital compositor (as Gordon De Haseth)
Matt Dicken ... Modelling
Christian Haas ... cg supervisor
Jan Hansen ... digital compositor
Dennis Ho ... digital compositor
Alexander Hupperich ... 3D supervisor / Modelling: lead / shading & lighting lead
Robin Janowsky ... shading & lighting artist
Zoran Kazic ... Modelling / shading & lighting artist
Valentin Lethen ... digital compositor
Tristan Lilien ... digital compositor
Stéphane Lugiery ... digital compositor
Uwe Majer ... digital compositor
Marco Marterer ... Modelling
Manuel Mastropirro ... digital compositor
Maja Merz ... digital compositor
Nicolas Pellkofer ... Modelling / rigging
Bernardo Pichardo ... shading & lighting artist
Relieta Muizzu Putri ... digital compositor
David Schrott ... Modelling
Michael Schulz ... shading & lighting artist
Ralph Segi ... digital compositor
Paccolat Stéphane ... groom & shading artist
Martin Wellstein ... rigging / shading & lighting artist / technical director
Henrik Wendorff ... shading & lighting artist
Sveta Yuferova ... digital compositor / shading & lighting artist

Animation Department

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Frederic Classen ... animator
Ben Hearnden ... animator
Michael Hockey ... animator
Dastin Hoffmann ... animator (as Dastin Hoffman)
Jendrik Holm ... animator
Thilo Kienle ... animator: Supervisor
Ringo Klapschinsky ... animator
Moritz Schneider ... animator
Michael Schulz ... animator
Martin Wellstein ... animator
Sveta Yuferova ... animator

Music Department

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Annette Gentz ... composer agent
Tilo M. Heinrich ... additional orchestration
Cornelius Dürst ... Pro Tools Operator (uncredited) / Score Mix Assistant (uncredited)

Script and Continuity Department

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Gregory Baranes ... Script Polish

Additional Crew

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Andrea Block ... Managing Director
Christian Haas ... Head of IT / Managing Director
Jan Hansen ... assistant
Mahmoud Hesham ... software developer
Nicole Mosleh ... Script Consultant
Ralph Segi ... software developer
Martin Wellstein ... software developer

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Plot Summary

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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Also Known As
  • Manou - flieg' flink! (Germany)
  • Swift (United States)
  • Birds of a Feather (Canada, English title)
  • Birds of a Feather (Ireland, English title)
  • Birds of a Feather (United Kingdom)
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  • 90 min
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