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Cinema

Startlingly fresh and jaggedly strange: Birds of Passage reviewed

18 May 2019

9:00 AM

18 May 2019

9:00 AM

You don’t come across too many films from Colombia, but every few years one wriggles its way through the festival circuit and on to an arthouse screen, fingers crossed near you. Any film that survives that Darwinian journey will be robustly fit for purpose. Such is Birds of Passage (original title: Pajaros de verano), which with startling freshness tells a tale of gruelling familiarity.

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