The Ornithologist

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Paul Hamy stars in  The Ornithologist

Paul Hamy stars in The Ornithologist

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Writer: João Pedro Rodrigues
Starring: Paul Hamy
Duration: 118 min
Classification: MA

Directed by João Pedro Rodrigues

The Ornithologist, from provocative auteur João Pedro Rodrigues, made waves at TIFF and Locarno (where it received the coveted Best Director award) as a visually arresting and powerful… mind-blowing (IndieWire) journey into the Portuguese wilderness and beyond. When an amateur explorer is waylaid on a bird-watching expedition, he stumbles into a suspenseful journey of encounter, danger, and lust, on the path toward total enlightenment. This truly astonishing film has won the hearts of critics, who have called it; “gorgeously realised” (Hollywood Reporter), “deliciously subversive and genuinely funny” (Variety), and “the single most delightful and narratively adventurous movie I saw at Toronto” (The New York Times).