- Rated: G
- Run Time: 1 hours, 29 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: November 22, 2005
- Originally Released: 2003
- Label: Sony Pictures
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- Subtitles - English - Closed Captioning
- Subtitles - English, Hindi, Spanish, Portuguese - Optional
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Stephane Durand &
Christophe Barratier &
Director of Photography:
Michael Terrasse &
New York Times - 04/18/2003
"The breathtaking cinematography of migrating birds in Jacques Perrin's mystical documentary WINGED MIGRATION transports you to an exalted realm where nature operates under its own inviolable laws..."
USA Today - 04/18/2003
"...One of the most beautiful films to come out this year or any other....It is an exquisite plea for ecological rationality. Audiences are left with awe for the filmmaking crew and for the wonders of nature..."
Rolling Stone - 05/01/2003
"...Perrin gets so close to the intimate beauty of flight, you feel privileged....A movie miracle; it soars..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 05/02/2003
"...Awesome to regard....It wants us to look, simply look, at birds -- and that goal it achieves magnificently..."
Los Angeles Times - 05/02/2003
"...MIGRATION is best understood as a kind of travelogue, taking us into worlds we have not seen and places we can't get to on our own..."
Sight and Sound - 07/01/2003
"...Remarkable....WINGED MIGRATION's strengths come from its acute and unsentimental observation of these most symbolic of creatures..."
Entertainment Weekly - 11/21/2003
"...Perrin creates images so crisp they seem almost too perfect to be real..."
Total Film - 04/01/2004
"It's a trip full of adventure and breathtaking beauty..."
A.V. Club - 04/08/2009
"[A] beautifully photographed film about the astonishing journey birds make each year from one habitat to another." -- Grade: B+
- Theatrical Release: APRIL 18, 2003 (NY/LA)