Winged Migration (Le Peuple Migrateur)
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Winged Migration (Le Peuple Migrateur)
A series of journeys around the world with migratory birds. As the seasons and the climates change, we follow different birds through an assortment of beautiful countries and locales.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 96%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"After seeing these natural wonders, the elaborate special effects of such films as The Hulk and The Matrix Reloaded will seem like cheap parlor tricks."
‑ Jay Boyar, Orlando Sentinel
"A film that will leave you dreaming about what it would be like to step off the edge of the world and discover you could fly."
‑ John Pancake, Washington Post
"As pretty and light as a feather on the wind."
‑ Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
"The Oscar-nominated "Winged Migration" is a virtuosi technical achievement in documentary filmmaking due to its astonishingly intimate photography of the migrations of numerous species of birds across the earth's northern and southern hemispheres."
‑ Cole Smithey, ColeSmithey.com
"Winged Migration must be the most subversive G-rated film ever."
‑ Martin Scribbs, Low IQ Canadian
"The photography is radiant."
‑ Richard Nilsen, Arizona Republic
"A life-affirming story that's enthralling, inspiring and poignant."
‑ , Houston Chronicle
"Jacques Perrin's spectacular documentary takes observation a step further as he literally seems to take flight with flocks of birds as they make their annual migration."
‑ Ryan Cracknell, Movie Views
"Utilizing sky divers, ultralights, helicopters, planes, etc., the filmmakers litterally have you flying with the birds. It makes for a heady, enjoyable ride."
‑ Jason Gorber, Film Scouts
"The material seems shapeless... no question was raised that might have held me... And maybe Born Free was a documentary, too."
‑ Jake Euker, F5 (Wichita, KS)
"Flight as sheer freedom couldn't be better demonstrated."
‑ Desson Thomson, Washington Post
"It's a beautiful and oddly restful experience."
‑ Moira MacDonald, Seattle Times
"Filmed with exceptional care and remarkable photographic ingenuity, no other nature documentary is as personal and as close-up as this one to the peculiarities of birds."
‑ Jamie Gillies, Apollo Guide
"The point of this true-life adventure is not the dissemination of information but the instilling of a sense of awe in the viewer ..."
‑ Philip Martin, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
"There's no better tribute to the beauty of flight than Jacques Perrin's lighter-than-air documentary wonder."
‑ Thomas Delapa, Boulder Weekly
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