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Les oiseaux ivres (Drunken Birds)

Director Ivan Grbovic
Year 2021
Run Time 105min
Genre Drama
A migrant worker fleeing retribution from a Mexican cartel finds a new life in rural Quebec but soon gets embroiled in his boss’ family drama, leading to an explosive conflict that will change both of their lives. Shedding an important light on the treatment of migrant workers in Canada, this latest feature from Ivan Grbovic was Canada’s official submission to this year’s Academy Awards.


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BIPOC Stories, Family Relationships, Global Experiences, Newcomer Stories, Social Justice & Politics

Original Languages

French, Other Language

Language Versions

EN Subtitles, FR CC

Canadian Distributor

Les Films Opale