You might also like

Where to watch

Rate And Review

User image

Verified

  • User image

    Super Reviewer

    Rate this movie

    Oof, that was Rotten.

    Meh, it passed the time.

    It’s good – I’d recommend it.

    Awesome!

    So Fresh: Absolute Must See!

    What did you think of the movie? (optional)



  • You're almost there! Just confirm how you got your ticket.

  • User image

    Super Reviewer

    Step 2 of 2

    How did you buy your ticket?

    Let's get your review verified.

    • Fandango

    • AMCTheatres.com or AMC AppNew

    • Cinemark Coming Soon

      We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future.

    • Regal Coming Soon

      We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future.

    • Theater box office or somewhere else

    You're almost there! Just confirm how you got your ticket.

  • User image

    Super Reviewer

    Rate this movie

    Oof, that was Rotten.

    Meh, it passed the time.

    It’s good – I’d recommend it.

    Awesome!

    So Fresh: Absolute Must See!

    What did you think of the movie? (optional)

  • How did you buy your ticket?

    • Fandango

    • AMCTheatres.com or AMC AppNew

    • Cinemark Coming Soon

      We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future.

    • Regal Coming Soon

      We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future.

    • Theater box office or somewhere else

Scheme Birds Videos

Scheme Birds Photos

Movie Info

As her childhood turns into motherhood, teenage troublemaker Gemma comes of age in her fading Scottish steel town.

Cast & Crew

Critic Reviews for Scheme Birds

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (2) | Fresh (10) | Rotten (1)

  • It's a testament to the filmmakers' talent and sensitivity that Scheme Birds is never unbearable to watch, nor unduly sentimental in the way of so much liberal-minded cinema.

    May 8, 2019 | Full Review…
  • As a feature-length debut for Swedish duo Ellen Fiske and Ellinor Hallin, it's a work of major promise.

    May 1, 2019 | Full Review…
  • This extraordinary documentary weighs the bleak details - and they are, at times, almost unbearably grim - against moments of lyrical beauty and even humour.

    April 27, 2019 | Full Review…
  • A solar black hole of infinite social gravity. Without films like this, not even light can escape.

    August 1, 2020 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…
  • Scheme Birds is a poetic, raw project, at times poignantly depressing, and, at others, inspiring and even fun as we are privy to people letting loose and cracking jokes in a typical coming-of-age movie fashion.

    July 25, 2020 | Rating: 7.5/10 | Full Review…
  • Perhaps [directors] Fiske and Hallin thought this documentary would be more compelling if it focused on someone who looks like the girls who star in the MTV reality show Teen Mom. Gemma's story is not unusual enough to have a lasting impact on viewers.

    July 12, 2020 | Full Review…
  • It's a testament to the filmmakers' talent and sensitivity that Scheme Birds is never unbearable to watch, nor unduly sentimental in the way of so much liberal-minded cinema.

    May 8, 2019 | Full Review…
  • As a feature-length debut for Swedish duo Ellen Fiske and Ellinor Hallin, it's a work of major promise.

    May 1, 2019 | Full Review…
  • This extraordinary documentary weighs the bleak details - and they are, at times, almost unbearably grim - against moments of lyrical beauty and even humour.

    April 27, 2019 | Full Review…
  • A solar black hole of infinite social gravity. Without films like this, not even light can escape.

    August 1, 2020 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…
  • Scheme Birds is a poetic, raw project, at times poignantly depressing, and, at others, inspiring and even fun as we are privy to people letting loose and cracking jokes in a typical coming-of-age movie fashion.

    July 25, 2020 | Rating: 7.5/10 | Full Review…
  • Perhaps [directors] Fiske and Hallin thought this documentary would be more compelling if it focused on someone who looks like the girls who star in the MTV reality show Teen Mom. Gemma's story is not unusual enough to have a lasting impact on viewers.

    July 12, 2020 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Scheme Birds

There are no featured reviews for because the movie has not released yet ().

See Movies in Theaters

Scheme Birds Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Movie & TV guides