Birdy Poster

Release Date: October 16th, 2006

DVD Release Date: February 15th, 2000

R|2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary
Birdy (Matthew Modine) returns from the Vietnam War scarred from the horrific experiences of battle. He is so damaged by what he saw that he has shut himself off from reality completely, imaging that he is actually a bird. Birdy is confined to a mental hospital, where the doctors are at a loss as to how to treat him. In an attempt to help, Al (Nicolas Cage), his best friend from high school -- and who was also in Vietnam -- visits him every day to try and get through to him.

Cast: Matthew Modine, Nicolas Cage, Sandy Baron, John Harkins, Karen Young, Bruno Kirby, Nancy Fish, George "Buck" Flower

Director: Alan Parker

Genres: Drama

Production Co: TriStar Pictures

Distributors: TriStar Pictures

Keywords: Best friend, 1970s, Touching, Doctor, Friendship, Fall, Transformation, Emotional