The Crimson Wing: Mystery of the Flamingos Poster

Release Date: 2008

DVD Release Date: October 19th, 2010

G|1 hr 17 min

Plot Summary
This lyrical documentary uses high-definition photography, narration by French actress Zabou Breitman and an elaborate score to illuminate the life cycle of one of the world's most awe-inspiring but least-understood creatures -- the flamingo. The titular mysteries explored in the film include the process through which flamingos, born black and white, attain their highly recognizable pink shade. The story of these majestic birds unfolds among the striking landscapes of Tanzania.

Cast: Zabou Breitman, Mariella Frostrup, Karoline Herfurth

Director: Matthew Aeberhard, Leander Ward

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Disneynature

Keywords: Fascinating, 2000s, Transformation, Growing up, Playful