Plot & Details
In this English drama, set during World War I, a strange, deaf man, known to all as "The Birdman" (Paul Scofield), must enlist the help of young Daniel Pender (Max Rennie) and Gracie Jenkins (Helen Pearce) to prevent the narwhal whales from suffering abuse at the hands of the local islanders.
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 100min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 10/20/1989
- Distributor(s): 20th Century Fox
- Director(s): Clive Rees
- Starring: Paul Scofield , David Threlfall , Helen Mirren , David Suchet , Helen Pearce
- Keywords: birds, friendship, island, rescue, village, whale, animal, deafness, elderly
- Country of Origin: USA (10-20-1989)