A Bird of the Air Synopsis
A sassy parrot and a free-spirited librarian upend the well-ordered life of a solitary man.
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Los Angeles Times

By Gary Goldstein
Margaret Whitton strikes a pleasing balance between amusing and sensitive, largely eluding the potentially precious minefields in their way.
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The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Ms. Nichols is consistently appealing in the kind of role Zooey Deschanel has pretty much cornered, and Philippe Rousselot's nighttime...
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40

Variety

By Ronnie Scheib
Unable to establish a consistent tone, picture goes derivatively screwball one minute and stickily sentimental the next.
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40

Village Voice

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The cast detracts, too: Fiona, a flighty loner in the book, is a grating twit in Nichols's hands, and Hurst, while likeable, is flat and...
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38

Slant Magazine

By Andrew Schenker
Naturally, given the film's somewhat precious air of spiritualism, the parroted phrase that speaks most clearly to Lyman is a quotation...
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25

New York Post

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At its most entertaining when the parrot does the talking.
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Bird of the Air

By junefrances
Great! I enjoyed every minute. A credit to the director for staying fairly close to the book, The Loop. Very good choice of actors for the lead rolls. The close-ups of the actors was so good. ...

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A Bird of the Air

By MissyMuffy
A "Must See" movie! Totally enjoyed it, refreshing....

A Bird of the Air

By mooper99
This is a fun, entertaining movie with a great story. A romance/drama without the Hollywood fluff, without the super crude language and without the predictable dialogue and story line. It's...

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Rated PG-13 | For Some sexual content and accident images