Winged Migration Synopsis
Filmmaker Jacques Perrin follows migratory birds as they fly thousands of miles away, then return.

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100

Premiere

By Addison MacDonald
By the end of the film, one begins to recognize specific birds, rooting for their safe returns and saddened by some of their failures.
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100

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
This French documentary gives us unprecedented intimacy and sweep.
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100

Baltimore Sun

By Michael Sragow
Watching this movie, you can dream with open eyes.
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100

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Stays in the mind, changing the way we look at the world.
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90

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
A magnificent documentary that flies us along with migratory birds on their intercontinental travels, it's the polar opposite -- North...
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The result is a movie miracle; it soars.
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88

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Breathtaking.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Mesmerizing.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
The results are exhilarating, thrilling, and extend the wingspan.
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
If it were any more real - if it were Imax, say -- the audience would be molting.
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Rated G
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 7+ As pretty and light as a feather on the wind.
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