Birds of America
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Birds of America
Director Craig Lucas teams with screenwriter Elyse Friedman for this sociologically-slanted comedy drama concerning three eccentric siblings who were forced to grow up in an environment with no actual grown ups. In a typical family, the pattern usually goes something like this: Parents have children, children grow up, children move out, and family comes together for visits on holidays and special occasions. Unfortunately for Morrie Tanager, any concept of normalcy was thrown out the window when his parents died, and he was left to raise his two siblings Ida and Jay in the family home. These… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Not very convincing or funny."
‑ James Greenberg, Hollywood Reporter
"It's not quite funny enough to appeal as a rom-com, nor quite darkly comedic enough to satisfy ..."
‑ Kim Voynar, Cinematical
"Ends up feeling more like the season finale of a fairly interesting, somewhat derivative HBO series than stand-alone screen fare."
‑ Dennis Harvey, Variety
"A stunningly short (79 minutes) experience, but nevertheless a crushing one, exploring hackneyed suburban woe elements with a decidedly detached tone that alleviates any need to pay close attention."
‑ Brian Orndorf, DVDTalk.com
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