• High Flying Bird (2019)

High Flying Bird

Release Date: 2019

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

A sports agent pitches a controversial business opportunity to a rookie basketball player during a lockout.

Cast: André Holland, Zazie Beetz, Bill Duke, Sonja Sohn, Melvin Gregg, Zachary Quinto, Kyle MacLachlan, Jeryl Prescott Sales

Director: Steven Soderbergh

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Extension 765

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Soderbergh and McCraney have entertainingly stirred the pot and put a perspective on the screen that will stir some reactions in the real world and get the issue of ownership and fairness talked about, at least for a while. It’s a sharp-minded film. show more

  • 80
    Dan KoisSlate

    In its portrayal of black athletes and their families navigating a system that both depends on them and abases them, High Flying Bird is a low-key act of subversion that just happens also to be a sleek, entertaining drama. show more

  • 50
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    Although compelling ideas float through High Flying Bird, the film is neither well crafted or intellectually rigorous enough to compensate for a generally lacklustre presentation. show more

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