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A Birder’s Guide to Everything (2014)

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David Portnoy, a 15-year-old birding fanatic, makes an unbelievable discovery: he might have taken a photo of a supposedly extinct duck that hasn’t been seen in North America since 1878. Upon the counsel of the Young Birders Society, David’s high school birding club, he takes his finding to a legendary ornithologist, Dr. Konrad to solidify the claim. With his original photo too blurry to confirm bird’s identity, Konrad recommends they find the duck again before it migrates in order to get a better account of this lazarus species, but this time using a quality camera. David and his ragtag birding crew embark on a road trip to solidify their place in birding history—and with girls. Enter Ellen, who is in possession of the quality camera they seek and tags along under one stipulation: she takes the first photo of the rare duck. As they encounter other birders and a certain doctor who just might want to steal their claim, what initially seemed like fun exercise in birding could turn into a journey of discovery in more ways than they all hoped.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 21st, 2014 (Limited) by Screen Media Films
MPAA Rating: PG-13 on appeal for language, sex and drug references, and brief partial nudity.
(Rating bulletin 2301, 12/11/2013)
Running Time: 86 minutes
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Keywords: Intellectual Pursuits, Animal Lead, Coming of Age, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Dreamfly Productions
Production Countries: United States


   Lawrence Konrad
   David Portnoy
   David's Father
Daniela Lavender    Nurse

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Luke Matheny
Screenwriter    Rob Meyer
Producer    Dan Lindau
Producer    R. Paul Miller
Producer    Kirsten Duncan Fuller
Producer    Lisa Jenkins
Executive Producer    Michael Gray
Executive Producer    Goetz Grossman
Executive Producer    James Korein
Executive Producer    Robert Profusek
Executive Producer    Ryan Silbert
Executive Producer    Jeff Wolk
Co-Producer    Linda Moran
Director of Photography    Tom Richmond
Production Designer    Elizabeth Jones
Editor    Vito Desario
Costume Designer    Anney Perrine
Composer    Jeremy Turner
Casting Director    Avy Kaufman

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