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Yellowbird (2014)

Gus - Petit oiseau, grand voyage (original title)
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A hero's journey with a most unlikely hero. Yellowbird is a teeny tiny orphaned bird that has never left the nest, has no family, yet desperately wants one - That is, until he finds himself leading a flock on their migration to Africa.

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Christian De Vita

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Benjamin Renner (visual development), Cory Edwards (additional material by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Arthur Dupont ... Gus (voice)
Sara Forestier ... Delf (voice)
Bruno Salomone Bruno Salomone ... Karl / Le Hibou (voice)
Pierre Richard ... Darius (voice)
Isabelle Renauld ... Coccinelle (voice)
Nathalie Boutefeu ... Maggie (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Christine Baranski ... Janet (voice)
Yvette Nicole Brown ... Ladybug (voice)
Brady Corbet ... Willy (voice)
Dakota Fanning ... Delf (voice)
Danny Glover ... Darius (voice)
Zachary Gordon ... Max (voice)
Elliott Gould ... The Owl (voice)
Seth Green ... Yellowbird (voice)
Richard Kind ... Michka (voice)
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A hero's journey with a most unlikely hero. Yellowbird is a teeny tiny orphaned bird that has never left the nest, has no family, yet desperately wants one - That is, until he finds himself leading a flock on their migration to Africa.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild peril | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Yellowbird official website

Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 April 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

EUR6,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,790,114
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Color:

Color
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Soundtracks

On the beautiful blue Danube
Composed by Johann Strauss
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Not a masterpiece, but my kids and I enjoyed it.
9 April 2015 | by JimmyCinephileSee all my reviews

I think the ratings are a bit harsh.

The story is a typical rehashing of a generic protagonist moving from self-doubt to hero as he and his friends embark on an adventure of discovery and peril. The dialogue wasn't bad, but definitely not as funny as some adults might come to expect from films like this. Plenty of laughs for the kids though. Two of the main characters are a little flat, but there's a host of side characters to keep you entertained.

The animation was surprisingly good for such a small studio. It was stylistically interesting/unique, and kept my interest, but the texturing and movement fell a little short for someone like myself, who really enjoys cutting edge computer animation produced by a big studio with lots of people power (i.e. enslaved animators spending hours on the texture of a single feather).

Overall, definitely worth a watch. Especially on a rainy day, when boredom has driven your spawn into a spiralling descent down the evolutionary ladder, and another re-run of Frozen might just push you over the edge.


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