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The Bird Lower


SYNOPSIS:

"The Bird Lover" is a film about a lonely man who buys a parrot and desperately tries to teach it to talk. However, the parrot seems to be a stubborn bird, and despite his efforts doesn't want to greet him with “hello”, the only word spoken throughout the whole film. The man slowly loses his patience and their relationship reaches pivotal points.

ONE SENTENCE LOG:

"The Bird Lover" is a film about a lonely man who desperately tries to teach his new parrot to talk.

CAST CREDITS:
 
  Man:
Salesman:
Father:
 
John David Barone
Pasquale Gaeta
Jon Collins
 
CREW CREDITS:
 
  Producer:
Director:
Writer:
Cinematographer:
Editor:
Sound recordist:
Composer:
Cello player:
Sound mix:
 
Arsen Anton Ostojic
Arsen Anton Ostojic
Arsen Anton Ostojic
Jesse Peretz
Arsen Anton Ostojic
Zalisa Rabin
Duncan Stanbury
Douw Fonda
David Kost
 
TECHNICAL INFORMATION:
 
  Format:
Lenght:
Ft/m:
Aspect Ratio:
Sound:
 
16 mm
14 minutes
520 feet/160 meters
Normal (1:33)
Optical
 
FESTIVALS:

- Hamburg Short Film Festival "No Budget", Germany, May 1993
- Bilbao International Film Festival, Spain, Nov. 1993
- "Henri Langlois" Film Festival, Poitiers, France, Nov. 1993
- Schwenningen Film Festival, Germany, November 1993
- Bombay International Film Festival, India, Feb. 1994
- Days of Croatian Film, Zagreb, Croatia, March 1994
- Huesca Intenational Film Festival, Spain, June 1994
- Seattle International Film Festival, USA, June 1994
- Rimini International Film Festival, Italy, Sept. 1994
- Welsh International Film Festival, United Kingdom, Nov. 1994
- Stuttgart Film Winter, Germany, January 1995
- Interfilm Festival, Berlin, Germany, April 1995
- British Short Film Festival, London, United Kingdom, Sept. 1995

AWARDS:

- Audience Award - Hamburg Short Film Festival "No Budget"
- Jury Award, Schwenningen Film Festival
- The Warner Brothers Pictures Film Production Award (NYU)
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