|THE PAINTED BIRD|
is now available to rent and watch at home! Official Czech Selection for the Oscars starring Harvey Keitel, Udo Kier, Julian Sands, Barry Pepper & Stellan Skarsgård is released on demand today!“An exquisitely crafted work of cinematic art putting radiant black-and-white photography in the service of indescribably shocking images that reflect the darkest of human impulses, as well as the unquenchable will to survive.”
– Wall Street Journal
“A monumental work.” – The Guardian
Based on the acclaimed Jerzy Kosiński novel, THE PAINTED BIRD is a meticulous black and white evocation of one boy’s journey through wild, primitive Eastern Europe at the bloody close of World War II. Separated from his family by war, the boy (newcomer Petr Kotlár, in a riveting performance) wanders through the harsh and brutal countryside, from farm to farm, village to village, battling to survive. Co-starring Harvey Keitel, Udo Kier, Julian Sands, Barry Pepper, and Stellan Skarsgård.