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    Unique ID Code: 0000031843
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    Added on: 15/3/2002 16:50
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    Birdman Of Alcatraz, The (UK)

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    Inside the rock called Alcatraz they tried to chain a volcano they called "The Bird Man"!
    Certificate: PG
    Running Time: 142 mins
    Retail Price: £15.99
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    How does bitter convict Robert Stroud cope with a lifetime of solitary confinement? The answer, in a sense, comes from above - in the form of a feeble sparrow he finds in the isolation yard. Stroud brings this newfound companion to his cell, nurses it to health and, from that point on, there`s no turning back.
    Despite having only a third grade education, and no hope of parole, Stroud becomes a renowned ornithologist - and archives a greater sense of freedom and purpose behind prison walls than many in the outside world will ever know.

    The finest prison picture ever made, this inspirational and compelling classic stars Burt Lancaster in an Oscar-nominated performance as Stroud - the convict who, in his power to heal birds, finds the power to heal himself.

    Special Features:
    Original Theatrical Trailer

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital Mono English
    Dolby Digital Mono Spanish
    Dolby Digital Mono German
    Dolby Digital Mono Italian
    Dolby Digital Mono French

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    John Frankenheimer

    Written By:

    Betty Field
    Neville Brand
    Thelma Ritter
    Karl Malden
    Burt Lancaster

    Soundtrack By:
    Elmer Bernstein

    Director of Photography:
    Burnett Guffey

    Edward Mann

    Guy Trosper
    Stuart Millar

    Executive Producer:
    Harold Hecht

    Metro Goldwyn Mayer

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