Birds of Passage (Pájaros de verano) (2018) - Rotten Tomatoes

Birds of Passage (Pájaros de verano) (2018)




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During the marihuana bonanza, a violent decade that saw the origins of drug trafficking in Colombia, Rapayet and his indigenous family get involved in a war to control the business that ends up destroying their lives and their culture.


Critic Reviews for Birds of Passage (Pájaros de verano)

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (3)

You feel for these fathers, mothers and children as they endure their mythic rise and fall, but the ruthless, eternal cycle of violence begetting violence leaves no room for sentimentality.

May 15, 2018 | Full Review…

A beautifully crafted, slow-burn crime saga steeped in native traditions.

May 9, 2018 | Full Review…

A visually stunning and often surprising true story that charts the rise of the Colombian drug business back before Escobar from its unexpected roots, among an indigenous clan in way over their heads.

May 9, 2018 | Full Review…

Layering this crime drama with a level of mysticism not only manages to maintain the contemporary understanding of the Wayuu people, but also breathes some new life into the "rags to riches" crime thriller subgenre.

August 10, 2018 | Full Review…

An explosively imaginative riposte to the macho posturings of Narcos.

August 8, 2018 | Full Review…

An ambitious but deliberately middle-lane approach for their tale of the emergence of the marijuana trade in rural Colombia in the 1960s and '70s

May 23, 2018 | Full Review…

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