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22 Ratings

The Metamorphosis of Birds

A metamorfose dos pássaros

Directed by Catarina Vasconcelos
Portugal, 2020
Documentary, Biography, Drama


Beatriz and Henrique fall in love and get married. He goes to sea while she raises their children. Their oldest son Jacinto is the father of Catarina Vasconcelos, who together with him brings her family history to life in this intimate and very personal film.

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The Metamorphosis of Birds Directed by Catarina Vasconcelos

Critics reviews

Shot on 16mm, it is a tremendously pretty and delicate film, whose hushed quality of imaginatively extrapolated family diaries felt like a long hidden secret we were granted access to when shown on the big Missouri screen.
March 11, 2020
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