BLUE BIRD

By Gust VAN DEN BERGHE

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Drama - Completed 2011


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Directors' Fortnight 2011
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    • Year of production
    • 2011
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • BELGIUM
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 86 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Gust VAN DEN BERGHE
    • Writer(s)
    • Gust VAN DEN BERGHE
    • Synopsis
    • One morning, Bafiokadié and his sister Téné, two African children, leave their village. The only thing on their mind is to find their lost blue bird before the day is over. But they will find much more along their way: they encounter their deceased grand-parents, they fight the soul of the forest and learn from the Chief of Pleasure. Everyone tells them a story about life and death. At the end of their long journey, the brother and sister enter the Kingdom of the Future and meet some yet-to-be born children. Delighted with this discovery, they eventually return home.
      Blue Bird is a story about how one day in a child’s life can change its world. For as we lose something we gain something.
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