Love Birds (2011)

Love Birds (2011)

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A depressed man nurses an injured duck back to health, and falls for a pretty veterinarian while struggling to get back on his feet following a nasty break-up. Freshly dumped by his longtime girlfriend Susan (Faye Smythe), Doug (Rhys Darby) falls into a miserable cycle of self-pity until the day he encounters Pierre -- a wounded duck that's made a home on his roof. Pierre can't fly, but with the help of whimsical bird specialist Holly (Sally Hawkins, Doug determines to get the grounded duck back up in the air, and his love life back in order. Bryan Brown and Emily Barclay co-star.
Rating:
PG-13 (for some language)
Genre:
Art House & International , Comedy , Romance
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Studio:
General Film Corporation

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Cast

Bryan Brown
as Dr. Buster
David Fane
as Kanga
Emily Barclay
as Brenda
Craig Hall
as Craig
Rhys Darby
as Doug
Alanna Maharaj
as Gurneesh
Faye Smythe
as Susan
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Critic Reviews for Love Birds

All Critics (1)

There's a duck, a comedian, an award-winner, and Queen. Love Birds really shouldn't go wrong, yet it can't help but overcook simple ingredients.

Full Review… | June 21, 2012
BrianOrndorf.com

Audience Reviews for Love Birds

½

Love Birds is one of the good movies coming out of New Zealand these days. Light hearted and well acted, its a feel good movie free of political ideology. While Sally Hawkins is better known for some of her other roles, this is one of her best.

Jim Farrell
Jim Farrell

Sweet tale of a lost bird with injured wings learning to fly again, and bringing a similar coupla humans (zookeeper and foreman) along on the ride. Nice cinematography and ornithography :)

Aaron Chuah
Aaron Chuah
½

An odd and goofy New Zealand duck out of the air film. Part of the oddness is the Queen soundtrack that runs throughout. Despite its awkwardness, it has appeal as a family film. Corny but fun.

Mike Bierman
Mike Bierman

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