Birds of Passage (Pájaros de verano) Reviews

March 6, 2019
Birds of Passage clocks in at just over two hours yet feels rushed and incomplete. All of the gangster film tropes and archetypes are present, but the characters themselves are simply defined by redundant motivations.
February 27, 2019
By the middle of the movie, it's as if every single plot point must wait until a tribal council convenes and pronounces on what should happen next.
February 12, 2019
Unique background elements provide flavor, but apart from the drug of choice here being marijuana rather than cocaine, what unfolds could hardly be less rote.
December 15, 2018
It attempts too much and that's where most of its defects are. [Full Review in Spanish]
September 24, 2018
A progressively tedious misfire...
May 24, 2018
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