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Kestrel's Eye (1998)

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Swedish filmmaker Mikael Kristersson directs this austere yet beautiful experimental documentary about two European falcons. Shot over the course of two years, Kristersson manages to fashion a narrative without the use of voice-overs or music, showing the falcons as they forage for food and tend to their eggs. Much of this film, though, is spent viewing the world from the falcons' vantage point -- high up on a 13th century church steeple, watching the groundskeeper tending to the village

Jan 20, 2004

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Distinguished from a Discovery special by its uniquely fowl-minded aesthetic.

February 7, 2001 Full Review Source: Village Voice
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At the end of this extraordinary film, we were left with a feeling of deep reverence for the kestrels.

April 5, 2001 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
Spirituality and Practice

The spare, methodical approach diminishes any hope for excitement.

February 7, 2001 Full Review Source: Film Journal International
Film Journal International

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