Birds of Passage (Pájaros de Verano)

Birds of Passage (Pájaros de Verano)

COMING SOON TO CINEMAS3 October 2019
Birds of Passage (Pájaros de Verano)

Spanish crime drama about an indigenous Colombian family who end up in a dangerous battle for business and control during the marijuana bonanza - a hostile decade that kickstarted drug trafficking in Colombia.

2018125 minsColombia, DenmarkSpanish with English subtitles
DramaWorld CinemaFestival & Independent
Director:
Cristina Gallego (feature debut)Ciro Guerra ('Embrace of the Serpent', 'The Wind Journeys', 'Wandering Shadows')
Writer:
Maria Camila AriasJacques Toulemonde Vidal
Cast:
Natalia ReyesCarmiña MartínezJhon NarváezGreider MezaJosé AcostaJosé Vicente
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Variety

Variety

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A south-of-the-border drug epic like you've never seen before...

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The Guardian

The Guardian

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While certain genre tendencies prevent the narrative from truly unmooring, hardly a scene goes by without something fundamentally familiar being rendered in a unique fashion.

4.0
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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

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A gripping saga which traces the birth of the narcotrafficking industry which gutted Colombian society, the follow up to Embrace Of The Serpent brings a fresh perspective, rejecting the overly familiar tropes of gangster movie.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

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You feel for these fathers, mothers and children as they endure their mythic rise and fall, but the ruthless, eternal cycle of violence begetting violence leaves no room for sentimentality.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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Intelligently and assuredly explores how longstanding traditions can be gradually upended by drugs, money and outside influences.

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The Guajira Peninsula sticks out into the Caribbean Sea on the border between Colombia and Venezuela. It varies from dry desert-like conditions in the north to humid jungles in the south. Cannabis grows quite well in the jungle. It is the home of the Wayuu people. Birds of Passage is a story covering 20 years from the 1960s to 1980s of how a young man...

3.0
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Variety

Variety

press

A south-of-the-border drug epic like you've never seen before...

0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

While certain genre tendencies prevent the narrative from truly unmooring, hardly a scene goes by without something fundamentally familiar being rendered in a unique fashion.

4.0
0
Screen Daily

Screen Daily

press

A gripping saga which traces the birth of the narcotrafficking industry which gutted Colombian society, the follow up to Embrace Of The Serpent brings a fresh perspective, rejecting the overly familiar tropes of gangster movie.

0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

You feel for these fathers, mothers and children as they endure their mythic rise and fall, but the ruthless, eternal cycle of violence begetting violence leaves no room for sentimentality.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Intelligently and assuredly explores how longstanding traditions can be gradually upended by drugs, money and outside influences.

0

The Guajira Peninsula sticks out into the Caribbean Sea on the border between Colombia and Venezuela. It varies from dry desert-like conditions in the north to humid jungles in the south. Cannabis grows quite well in the jungle. It is the home of the Wayuu people. Birds of Passage is a story covering 20 years from the 1960s to 1980s of how a young man...

3.0
0