Le Roi et l'oiseau


1h 27m 1981

Film Details

Also Known As
King and Mister Bird, The, King and Mr. Bird, King and the Bird, King and the Mockingbird, Roi et l'oiseau
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1981
Distribution Company
Rialto Pictures; Gaumont; Institute Of Contemporary Arts (ICA); Rialto Pictures

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 27m

Synopsis

Film Details

Also Known As
King and Mister Bird, The, King and Mr. Bird, King and the Bird, King and the Mockingbird, Roi et l'oiseau
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1981
Distribution Company
Rialto Pictures; Gaumont; Institute Of Contemporary Arts (ICA); Rialto Pictures

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 27m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States November 21, 2014

Released in United States April 1981

Released in United States October 1989

Released in United States September 9, 1989

Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 1989.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 9, 1989.

Paul Grimault and Jacques Prévert began collaborating on the hand-drawn project in 1948 and Grimault's partner André Sarrut took control, releasing a truncated version in 1952. Grimault spent 15 years regaining the rights and 10 years more to get financing to complete the project. Grimault and Prévert finished the film in 1980.

Released in United States April 1981 (Shown at FILMEX: Los Angeles International Film Exposition (Bring the Kids) April 2-23, 1981.)

Released in United States October 1989 (Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 1989.)

Released in United States September 9, 1989 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 9, 1989.)

Limited Release in United States November 21, 2014

Film was begun in the early 1950s and not completed until 1980.

Re-released in Paris September 19, 1990.