A Birder's Guide to Everything Poster

Release Date: March 21st, 2014

DVD Release Date: May 25th, 2014

PG-13|1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary
On the eve of his father's remarriage, a teenage birding enthusiast (Kodi Smit-McPhee) leads his friends on a road trip to find an extremely rare duck.

Cast: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Ben Kingsley, James LeGros, Alex Wolff, Katie Chang, Michael Chen, Daniela Lavender, Zandi Holup

Director: Rob Meyer

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Dreamfly Productions

Distributors: Screen Media Films

Ratings & Reviews

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  • A tender and gentle coming-of-age story, as well as a meditation on grief and letting go. It is also that very rare thing, a movie about teenagers where the characters actually seem like real teenagers, as opposed to mini posing adults. show more

  • The young actors shine revealing lights on their characters. show more

  • Meyer and Luke Matheny's script is full of the kind of nit-picky detail one hears when birders converse, and milks some life lessons out of philosophical differences between "listers" and "watchers." show more

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