The Ornithologist
aka O Ornitólogo
First screened in July 2017
Director: João Pedro Rodrigues. Cast: Paul Lamy, Xelo Cagio, Wen Han, Suan Chan, João Pedro Rodrigues, Juliane Elting. Screenplay: João Pedro Rodrigues.

Twitter Capsule: Truly, tantalizingly mysterious. Tugs at Christic and pagan signs the way Tropical Malady tussled with Buddhism.

VOR:   A bold yet elliptical anomaly in gay, religious, and Portuguese cinemas, and not just because it unites all three of those traditions.

Photo © 2016 Blackmaria, © 2017 Strand Releasing

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: A–

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