After a strange night of a full moon with tribal men dancing around a fire and the ritual killing of a boar, Fernando find Jesus. Thomas slices the neck of Fernando. Whether we're trying to make sense of the world by worshiping a higher being or merely just watching from a distance, we are all just renting the space. Ahh, if only the professional reviewers Yes, the photography was good although it's the locales largely to be credited for this , but the storyline, such as it is, is not at all compelling. I can't say that I don't respect this film. Sebastian; though he struggles to free himself, his sexual arousal is more than evident. His phone will not work.
He tells him that he is Anthony. I don't profess to understanding the end of the movie at all. This all leads to one of the film's best attributes: an atmosphere of vast, open space but very specific ideas. Film Review: 'The Ornithologist' Reviewed at Locarno Film Festival competing , Aug. Anthony answers it is only a lie to you. Both men distrusts the other but after Jesus goes swimming naked Fernando joins him. Still, I admit it was not only watchable but kind of mesmerizing.
Ahh, if only the professional reviewers had helped to direct me away from this one! Crew: Director, screenplay: João Pedro Rodrigues. But it's not for everyone. The now living man says that he is Thomas. Jesus shares his food, they sun bathe and Fernando shows Jesus how his binoculars work. Also in San Sebastian — Zabaltegi. The woman shoots an elk that disappears and Fernando looks as if he was hit by a bullet.
Jesus and Fernando are walking into town and across the street the two Chinese women are waving and shouting friendly greetings. Some things you can not understand but just believe. As his journey begins, Fernando ventures down a tranquil river in his kayak, observing rare birds through his binoculars and enjoying the desolation. There's always something to ponder with this film, which gets stranger and more polarizing as it goes along. And any time Fernando explores a location like a fort or abandoned tunnel, or sees a piece of his broken boat wedged into a campfire, all that is manmade looks just a bit uglier.
I know I am dead. Producers: João Figueiras, Diogo Varela Silva, Vincent Wang, Antoine Barraud, Gustavo Ángel, Alex García Scardino, Maria Fernanda Scardino. This movie is weird, and as the movie progresses it gets weirder and weirder. The film lost me, but I also know it's one that will benefit from rewatches and further introspection. You have my brother's whistle and knife. You hear the horn of a truck and see the city sign of Padua.
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International sales: Films Boutique, Paris. I can't wait to really gather my thoughts on it to see how it fares with time for me. You'll wait and wait, but nothing of substance happens, and the acting styles don't work here either. Anthony, whose birth name was Fernando, and Rodrigues. He died last night dancing with his friends. The one woman is afraid and the other sees a duty to try and help.
As Fernando merely travels to get back to civilization after a kayaking accident, his saga becomes that of an existential journey set within a low-key survival movie narrative. It is currently seeking distribution. The friar reportedly endured an ill-fated mission to Africa, fell ill and attempted a return home, only to wind up shipwrecked off the coast of Italy. . Two Chinese women Fei and Lin are hiking through the woods and they find Fernando's body. In the meantime, I recommend it, with hesitations, but only to the right people.
The next day Fernando finds a shepherd named Jesus Xelo Cagiao , and they make love on the riverbank; afterwards they get into an argument, which proves fatal for Jesus. Advertisement This is a movie well worth seeing on the big screen, and also worth its almost two-hour, contemplative running time time. Only the most worthwhile filmmakers can give us that. He talks to some Koi fish in a pond and wonders did they survive the flood and who feeds them. He gets into his yellow kayak watching all kinds of beautiful birds. She asks him is he Ok? Fernando stabs and kills Jesus. As the story goes on, he's compelling to watch navigate this world, with the sound design of rushing water or shots of birds flying through the air dominating the senses.