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Thursday, July 10, 2003

Flight club

Movie: Winged Migration

Posted on Thu, Jul 10, 2003 at 4:00 AM

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Winged Migration
Length: 1 hour, 27 minutes
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics
Website: http://www.sonyclassics.com/wingedmigration/index_flash.html
Release Date: 2003-07-11
Cast: Jacques Perrin
Director: Jacques Perrin
Screenwriter: Jacques Perrin, Stephane Durand, Jean Dorst
WorkNameSort: Winged Migration
Our Rating: 4.00

An exciting new chapter in the annals of natural spectacle. Filmmaker Jacques Perrin (Micro- cosmos) documents the flight patterns of migratory birds, assembling four years' worth of breathtaking footage into a cross-species travelogue that's all the more amazing for its lack of postproduction enhancement. You wouldn't think that a camera could keep pace with a gaggle of Canadian geese, for example, yet there they are in perfect close-up, soaring in formation like leathernecks in a World War II movie. There's a dearth of detailed ornithological info, which may disappoint some. But it sits just fine with those of us who believe that encyclopedic knowledge of avian types is a gateway hobby to truly evil pursuits -- like coin collecting.

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