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O Ornitólogo (2016)

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Fernando, a solitary ornithologist, is looking for black storks when he is swept away by the rapids. Rescued by a couple of Chinese pilgrims, he plunges into an eerie and dark forest, trying to get back on his track.
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Cast

Cast overview:
Paul Hamy Paul Hamy ... Fernando
João Pedro Rodrigues João Pedro Rodrigues ... António
Xelo Cagiao Xelo Cagiao ... Jesus / Tomé
Han Wen Han Wen ... Fei
Chan Suan Chan Suan ... Ling
Juliane Elting ... Caçadora Loira
Flora Bulcao Flora Bulcao ... Caçadora 1
Isabelle Puntel Isabelle Puntel ... Caçadora 2
Alexandre Alverca Alexandre Alverca
André Freitas André Freitas
David Silva Pereira David Silva Pereira
Gil Mendes Da Silva Gil Mendes Da Silva
Miguel Ângelo Marujo Miguel Ângelo Marujo
Nuno Santos Nuno Santos
Ricardo Jorge Ricardo Jorge
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Fernando, a solitary ornithologist, is looking for black storks when he is swept away by the rapids. Rescued by a couple of Chinese pilgrims, he plunges into an eerie and dark forest, trying to get back on his track.

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Certain things occur, it's a question of belief. - St. Anthony of Lisbon


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Portugal | France | Brazil

Release Date:

20 October 2016 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

Ornitolog See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,132, 23 June 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$48,837, 7 September 2017
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Blackmaria See more »
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2.35 : 1
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Paul Hamy, who played the lead Fernando, is a French actor. The director and writer João Pedro Rodrigues dubbed much of Fernando's dialogue. See more »

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Canção do Engate
Performed by António Variações
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Yeah.. its a bill of goods.
26 October 2017 | by wildblueyonderSee all my reviews

Ornithology is a sorta hobby for me, and at least in the beginning of the movie the movie delivers - it is beautifully shot and there are some great shots of some beautiful country and beautiful birds as well.

But then the movie descends into this art house nonsense, and I was pretty irritated that I had invested my time in what turned out to be some sad statement.

Typical. I don't really care about the story's point of view, honestly I'm pretty irritated that Netflix recommended it 'based on' my like of another movie that was a very good mystery/thriller... this is nothing at all like that. Its just a meandering bit of nonsense trying to drive home an old point that I get and could care less about - get over it.


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