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Based on 34 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The result is a movie miracle; it soars. show more

  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Stays in the mind, changing the way we look at the world. show more

  • 90
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    A magnificent documentary that flies us along with migratory birds on their intercontinental travels, it's the polar opposite -- North Pole, South Pole and all latitudes in between -- of modern feature films that rely on special effects. show more

  • 75
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    The results are exhilarating, thrilling, and extend the wingspan. show more

  • 88
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Breathtaking. show more

  • 100
    Addison MacDonald Premiere

    By the end of the film, one begins to recognize specific birds, rooting for their safe returns and saddened by some of their failures. show more

  • 100
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    This French documentary gives us unprecedented intimacy and sweep. show more

  • 100
    Michael Sragow Baltimore Sun

    Watching this movie, you can dream with open eyes. show more

  • 88
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    Leaves you in a state of stunned, exhilarated awe, both for what it shows and how it shows it. show more

  • 88
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    The results require immense patience but also reward it immensely. show more

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