2000 Official Selection, film index

The Way of the Birds

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Imagine you are a little girl who speaks the language of the wild birds. You have become a curlew on your first migratory flight. You are about to discover the world is a beautiful but also strange and sometimes frightening place.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: The Way of the Birds

    Directed by: Sarah WATT

    Country: Australia

    Year of production: 1999

    Running time: 23 min 03 s

  • Technique


    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Sarah WATT

    Production: TWENTY 20 PTY LTD, Fiona EAGGER

    Distribution: DARO FILM DISTRIBUTION, Pierre-André ROCHAT

    Based on: "The Way of the Birds", Meme McDonald

    Script: Sonia Borg

    Sets: Doris Unger, Sarah Watt

    Animation: Anid Spark

    Camera: William Mezzetti, Jacqueline Matisse

    Music: David Bridie, Helen Mountfort

    Sound: Peter Walker

    Editing: Maryjeanne Watt

    Voice: Julie Nihill