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3.8
263 Ratings

Birdman of Alcatraz

Directed by John Frankenheimer
United States, 1962
Biography, Drama

Synopsis

A surly convicted murderer held in permanent isolation redeems himself when he becomes a renowned bird expert.

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Birdman of Alcatraz Directed by John Frankenheimer

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1962 | 3 wins including: San Giorgio Prize

Academy Awards

1963 | 4 nominations including: Best Actor in a Leading Role

National Board of Review

1962 | Winner: Top Ten Films

BAFTA Awards

1963 | Winner: Best Foreign Actor

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