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An adaptation of the William Wharton novel about two Philadelphia youths, one with normal interests, the other obsessed with birds, and their eventual involvement in the Vietnam War, wrecking one physically and the other mentally. A hypnotic, evocative film, with a compelling Peter Gabriel soundtrack.

Sony Pictures Home Video, Sony Pictures Plz., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232, Phone: (310)244-7306, Fax: (310)280-2485, URL: http://www.spe.sony.com, Remarks: Formerly Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment

Available on Running time 120 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Vietnam War, Veterans, Buddies, Books to Film: William Wharton, Philadelphia
Screenplay
Jack Behr, Sandy Kroopf
Cast
Matthew Modine, Nicolas Cage, John Harkins, Sandy Baron, Karen Young, Bruno Kirby
Director
Alan Parker
Music
Peter Gabriel
Producer
Tri-Star Pictures

Awards

Cannes 1985: Grand Jury Prize.

Visitor Reviews

Birdy
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Frankly speaking,it is the most amazing and embarassing movie that touches me from inside I feel happy after watching it agan & agan!!!! Birdy is my spiritual world,it is my dream and a feeling of a flight!!! thank you from all my heart for this marvelous film!!!