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The Ornithologist

The Ornithologist

by João Pedro Rodrigues

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international title: The Ornithologist
original title: O Ornitólogo
country: Portugal, France, Brazil
sales agent: Films Boutique
year: 2016
directed by: João Pedro Rodrigues
screenplay: João Pedro Rodrigues, João Rui Guerra da Mata
cast: Paul Hamy, Xelo Cagiao, Han Wen, Chan Suan, João Pedro Rodrigues

main awards/selection

Festival del film Locarno 2016Concorso internazionale
Leopard for Best Director
Busan International Film Festival 2016 
Rotterdam 2017
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