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A Birder’s Guide to Everything (2014)

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Synopsis

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.

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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
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Dreamfly Productions
Production Countries: United States

Lead Ensemble Members

   Lawrence Konrad
   David Portnoy
   Ellen
   David's Father
   Timmy
   Peter

Supporting Cast

Daniela Lavender    Nurse

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Production and Technical Credits

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

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