The Island on Bird Street


1h 47m 1997

Brief Synopsis

A World War II drama about a boy left alone in a ruined house in Warsaw, who draws his inspiration from his favorite novel, "Robinson Crusoe"--all the while, hiding out from the Nazis.

Film Details

Also Known As
Island on Bird Street
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Location
Wroclaw, Poland; Cologne, Germany

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 47m

Synopsis

A World War II drama about a boy left alone in a ruined house in Warsaw, who draws his inspiration from his favorite novel, "Robinson Crusoe"--all the while, hiding out from the Nazis.

Film Details

Also Known As
Island on Bird Street
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Location
Wroclaw, Poland; Cologne, Germany

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 47m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of First Prize for Feature Films and Videos from the Adult Jury at the 1998 Chicago International Children's Film Festival.

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States February 1997

Released in United States January 1999

Released in United States March 1998

Released in United States October 1997

Released in United States October 1998

Released in United States on Video April 1, 2008

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica, California February 27 - March 6, 1997.

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (in competition) February 13-24, 1997.

Shown at Chicago International Children's Film Festival October 15-25, 1998.

Shown at Cleveland International Film Festival March 19-29, 1998.

Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 2-12, 1997.

Shown at New York International Children's Film Festival January 6-13, 1999.

Shown at Nordic Film Festival in Tokyo May 30 - June 22, 1997.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 15 - June 8, 1997.

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica, California February 27 - March 6, 1997.)

Began shooting March 4, 1996.

Completed shooting May 10, 1996.

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at Nordic Film Festival in Tokyo May 30 - June 22, 1997.)

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 15 - June 8, 1997.)

Released in United States January 1999 (Shown at New York International Children's Film Festival January 6-13, 1999.)

Released in United States February 1997 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (in competition) February 13-24, 1997.)

Released in United States March 1998 (Shown at Cleveland International Film Festival March 19-29, 1998.)

Released in United States on Video April 1, 2008

Released in United States October 1997 (Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 2-12, 1997.)

Released in United States October 1998 (Shown at Chicago International Children's Film Festival October 15-25, 1998.)