Scene from the film A River Called Bird
Scene from the film A River Called Bird
Scene from the film A River Called Bird

A River Called Bird

  • Portugal
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This film explores the continuous journey between the past and the present. In the sense of change, like the natural condition of a river and of man. In low flight across the water, from the source in the mountains to its mouth, we witness the consequences of the indifference of man towards nature. But the river resists. Because everything that runs deep is revealed at the surface.


  • Original title
    Um Rio Chamado Ave
  • Direction
  • DOP
    José Magro
  • Editing
    Luis Alves de Matos, Sara Esteves
  • Music
    Jorge Coelho
  • Sound
    André Moura
  • Duration
    22 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Portugal
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
      • Curtas Metragens C.R.L.
      • Auditorio Municipal, Pr Republica
      • 4480-715 Vila do Conde
      • Portugal
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