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Winged Migration

Synopsis
Documentary about the migratory patterns of birds stunningly filmed over three years using no special effects. 17 pilots and 14 cinematographers used planes, remote-controlled gliders, helicopters and balloons to fly with their subjects and have created an exquisite document of nature. Covering hundreds of thousands of miles and focusing on hundreds of different species, it celebrates the poetic beauty of flight. The film emphasises cinematography over natural history and gives little background to the onscreen action in the same way as MICROCOSMOS, by the same director..
Country
Germany; France; Italy
Year of release
2004
Year of production
2001
Subjects
Biology; Media studies
Keywords
birds; cinematography; flight; migration - animal

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£19.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
86 minutes
Year
2004

Distributor

Name

Columbia TriStar Home Video

Web
http://www.cthv.com/CTHE/index.html External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7533 1200
Fax
020 7533 1015
Address
Sony Pictures Europe House
25 Golden Square
London W1R 6LU
 

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