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BIRDS OF PASSAGE

by Cristina Gallego, Ciro Guerra

synopsis

The origins of the Colombian drug trade, through the epic story of an indigenous Wayuu family that becomes involved in the booming business of selling marijuana to American youth in the 1970s. When greed, passion and honour collide, a fratricidal war breaks out that will put their lives, their culture and their ancestral traditions at stake.

international title: Birds of Passage
original title: Pájaros de verano
country: Colombia, Denmark, Mexico
sales agent: Films Boutique
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Cristina Gallego, Ciro Guerra
film run: 125'
release date: FR 19/09/2018
screenplay: Maria Camila Arias, Jacques Toulemonde Vidal
cast: Carmina Martínez, Natalia Reyes, José Acosta
cinematography by: David Gallego
film editing: Miguel Schverdfinger
art director: Angelica Perea
costumes designer: Catherine Rodríguez
music: Leonardo Heiblum
producer: Cristina Gallego, Katrin Pors
co-producer: Nicolás Celis, Sebastian Celis, Eva Jakobsen, Mikkel Jersin, Sandino Saravia Vinay, Dan Wechsler, Jamal Zeinal Zade
production: Snowglobe, Blond Indian Films (CO), Ciudad Lunar Producciones (CO), Pimienta Films (MX)
distributor: Diaphana Distribution, Academy Two