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DramaDocumentaryAll (G)20141h 20m
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Pelican Dreams (2014)

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Drama Documentary Rated: All (G)20141h 20m

Sundance-and-Emmy-Award-winning filmmaker Judy Irving (with her first film since the widely acclaimed and loved “The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill”) follows a wayward California brown pelican from her “arrest” on the Golden Gate Bridge into care at a wildlife rehabilitation facility, and from there explores pelicans’ nesting grounds, Pacific coast migration, and survival challenges of these ancient birds, sometimes referred to as the flying dinosaurs. The film is about wildness, and asks the following questions: how close can we get to a wild animal without taming or harming it? Why do we need wildness in our lives, and how can we protect it? PELICAN DREAMS, stars “Gigi” (for Golden Gate) and Morro (a backyard pelican with an injured wing).Pelican Dreams is streaming with subscription on Hoopla, free on Tubi, streaming with subscription on Docurama (Via Prime Video), and 5 others. It's a documentary and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.8 (153 votes).

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Currently you are able to watch Pelican Dreams streaming on Docurama (Via Prime Video), Tubi, and Hoopla. It is also possible to buy Pelican Dreams on Prime Video, Google Play, YouTube, iTunes, and Apple TV or rent it on Prime Video, Google Play, YouTube, iTunes, and Apple TV.

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Pelican Dreams is a unique blend of Documentary and Drama genres, offering a captivating exploration of the life of a California brown pelican named Gigi. The movie's focus on wildlife and the challenges faced by these ancient birds provides an intriguing perspective that is both educational and emotionally engaging.

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The movie is directed by Sundance-and-Emmy-Award-winning filmmaker Judy Irving, known for her acclaimed work 'The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill'. Her expertise in wildlife filmmaking adds a layer of authenticity and depth to Pelican Dreams, making it a compelling watch for nature and documentary enthusiasts.

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Pelican Dreams poses thought-provoking questions about our relationship with wild animals and the importance of wildness in our lives. This philosophical underpinning adds a layer of depth to the movie, making it more than just a wildlife documentary. It encourages viewers to reflect on their own interactions with nature and the importance of conservation.

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#6214 Ranked in Female Director Movies

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Sundance-and-Emmy-Award-winning filmmaker Judy Irving (with her first film since the widely acclaimed and loved “The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill”) follows a wayward California brown pelican from her “arrest” on the Golden Gate Bridge into care at a wildlife rehabilitation facility, and from there explores pelicans’ nesting grounds, Pacific coast migration, and survival challenges of these ancient birds, sometimes referred to as the flying dinosaurs. The film is about wildness, and asks the following questions: how close can we get to a wild animal without taming or harming it? Why do we need wildness in our lives, and how can we protect it? PELICAN DREAMS, stars “Gigi” (for Golden Gate) and Morro (a backyard pelican with an injured wing).

Age rating: All (G)
Runtime: 1h 20m

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Related Genres: DramaDocumentary
Related Tags: Female Director
Available to watch on: Free ServicesHoopla
Original Release Date: Nov 7, 2014