Pretty Bird (2008)
Average Rating: 5/10
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A fast-talking rainmaker, his wealthy acquaintance, and an unemployed aerospace engineer forge an unusual partnership that hastens the deterioration of their relationships while forever altering the course of their lives in director Paul Schneider's minimalist tale of American entrepreneurialism. Curtis Prentiss (Billy Crudup) is a terminally optimistic dreamer who rolled into a small town with little more than an enthusiastic sales pitch and an unusual set of blueprints. When Curtis' unique
Jan 20, 2008 Wide
Jun 29, 2010
Paramount Home Entertainment
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This slight-framed bird never soars and ultimately crashes under the weight of its excessive thematic ballast.
While the names attached to Paul Schneider's directorial debut (Paul Giamatti, Billy Crudup, Kristen Wiig) might make it sound attractive, there's a reason this 2008 black comedy - allegedly based on a true story - never made it to a theater near you.
...wanders hopelessly, trying to find a tone or a purpose or a point of view.
Audience Reviews for Pretty Bird
- Mandy: Maybe you should leave. I'm starting to feel like I want to take my pants off.
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