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Along with Guillermo del Toro and Alfonso Cuarón, Alejandro González Iñárritu belongs to a truly golden generation of Mexican filmmakers who, over the past few decades, have established themselves as some of the greatest directors of our time. After making a name for himself with outstanding episodic films such as “Amores Perros”, “21 Gramm” and “Babel”, the crass alternative to this, so to speak , followed in 2014 with “ Birdman (or the unexpected power of ignorance) ” – which is still the case today one of the best films of the past decade.
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Instead of jumping back and forth between different storylines until they gradually merge into one story, «Birdman» manages without any (obvious) cut. The result: a uniquely virtuosic masterpiece that every film fan should have seen and experienced at least once – and from today it’s particularly easy to do. Because «Birdman» is now available on Amazon Prime Video :
›› «Birdman» on Amazon Prime Video *
If you don’t have a Prime subscription, don’t despair. Disney+ also currently has the film in its range, but of course there is also “Birdman” on DVD and Blu-ray.
›› «Birdman» at Disney+ *
›› «Birdman» DVD & Blu-ray at Amazon *
«A cinematic wonder»: This is «Birdman»
At the center of the story is the former Hollywood star Riggan Thomson ( Michael Keaton ), who once made a career as the superhero Birdman, but has long been on the scrap heap. In desperation, he tries to put together a Broadway play to get back into the limelight. However, when his main actor falls out due to an accident, chaos takes its course. Thomson quickly finds a replacement ( Edward Norton ), who turns out to be not just a brilliant actor, but above all an eccentric choleric. Meanwhile, the big premiere is getting closer and closer…
Birdman (or the Unexpected Power of Ignorance) Trailer DF