Birdy

  • 1984
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama, War

BIRDY is one of those rare movies that successfully brings a psychological novel to the screen without sacrificing its saliency or complexity. Although the book by William Wharton is set in the days after WWII, the film has been updated to the post-Vietnam era to tell the story of the deep friendship between Birdy (Modine) and Al Columbato (Cage), a pair...read more

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(Movie Clip) The Weird Kid
In the first flashback, young Al (Nicolas Cage), goaded by little brother Mario (James Santini) confronts the title character (Matthew Modine) over a (more…)
(Movie Clip) Things You Put Me Through
After the introduction of the title character in the credits, scenes with injured Vietnam vet Al Columbati (Nicolas Cage), from director Alan Parker's (more…)

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  • Released: 1984
  • Rating: R
  • Review: BIRDY is one of those rare movies that successfully brings a psychological novel to the screen without sacrificing its saliency or complexity. Although the book by William Wharton is set in the days after WWII, the film has been updated to the post-Vietna… (more)

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