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The Metamorphosis of Birds (2021)

M/12 10/03/2020 (US) DocumentaryDrama 1h 41m


Filmmaker Catarina Vasconcelos sifts through the memories of her ancestors. Her naval officer grandfather, Henrique, who married her grandmother, Beatriz, on her 21st birthday, spent extended periods at sea, leaving her with six children. This is the beginning of a generational saga.

  1. Catarina Vasconcelos

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Manuel Rosa

    Manuel Rosa

    Young Jacinto

  2. João Móra

    Young Pedro

  3. Ana Vasconcelos

    Ana Vasconcelos

    Young Beatriz

  4. Henrique Vasconcelos

    Henrique Vasconcelos


  5. Inês Campos

    Inês Campos

    Young Teresa

  6. José Manuel Mendes

    Old Henrique (voice)

  7. João Pedro Mamede

    João Pedro Mamede

    Henrique (voice)

  8. Cláudia Varejão

    Cláudia Varejão

    Beatriz (voice)

  9. Catarina Vasconcelos

    Catarina Vasconcelos


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The Metamorphosis of Birds
The Metamorphosis of Birds

Original Title A Metamorfose dos Pássaros

Status Released

Original Language Portuguese

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