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L' île aux oiseaux Maya Kosa, Sergio Da Costa

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Bird Island

Antonin tries to reintegrate himself into society by taking a job at a bird refuge, where a man approaching retirement trains him to oversee mouse breeding. While Antonin comes to grips with his new environment, the birds start succumbing to a mysterious illness. Narrated by its protagonist, L’île aux oiseaux immerses us in a softly sweet self-contained world. Birdsong mingles with plane noises, the only intruder from an outside world that barely seems to exist. Here, humans salve their tortured souls under the alien gaze of the animals in their care. An environmental and human story with a Bressonian feel, expertly directed and featuring an unforgettable atmosphere.

L' île aux oiseaux

  • Country : Switzerland
  • Year : 2019
  • V.O : French
  • Subtitles : English
  • Duration : 62 MIN
  • Cinematography : Sergio Da Costa
  • Editing : Gabriel Gonzalez, Sergio Da Costa, Maya Kosa
  • Production : Joëlle Bertossa, Flavia Zanon
  • Sound Design : Maxence Ciekamy, Xavier Lavorel
Filmography of Maya Kosa :

Aux bains de la reine (2012)
Rio Corgo (2015)
Antão, o invisível (2017)

Filmography of Sergio Da Costa :

Aux bains de la reine (2012)
Rio Corgo (2015)
Antão, o invisível (2017)

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