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Murmuration

Canada, 1993 (MIFF 1994, Documentary)

Director: Elisabeth Murray

"A cast of Hawks...A watch of Nightingales...A Murmuration of Starlings." This short black-and-white film is a lyrical study of the common starling, sturnis vulgari. But this is no traditional wildlife documentary, this is an innovative visual treat. Using animated, live-action and optically printed images, the filmmaker muses on the destiny of this deplored conqueror of continents.

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