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All the Birds Have Flown South

USA | 2016 | 98 minutes | Joshua H. Miller, Miles B. Miller

This unsettling psycho-thriller follows a disturbed man grieving for his mother who begins obsessing over a down-on-her-luck waitress (Joey Lauren Adams, Chasing Amy)—even taking care of her abusive, terminally ill husband.

June 10, 2016
SIFF Cinema Uptown Festival  
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June 11, 2016
SIFF Cinema Uptown Festival  
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Stephen's (Paul Sparks, "Boardwalk Empire,"  Midnight Special) mother has just passed away, and he spends his time roaming through her untouched house full of pink bedspreads and porcelain dolls, fondling her dentures, and driving her classic car around town. His dull despondence is interrupted when he spots a chain-smoking waitress named Tonya (Joey Lauren Adams, Chasing Amy, Mall Rats) working at the local diner and gives her a ride home. Instantly obsessed and wanting to be closer to her, Stephen even offers to help Tonya take care of her sick and abusive husband—giving them rides to the hospital and staying with him at the shoddy motel they live in. At first hesitant, Tonya eventually begins to accept this awkward stranger's help—after all, with a bad drug habit, a sick husband, and a low-paying job, she can use all the help she can get. But as Stephen's unsettling delusions of love deepen, Tonya's struggle with addiction and poverty become more and more intense, until all three lives begin to rapidly spiral toward tragedy. This gritty Southern psychological thriller delivers a profoundly ominous tone, with sparse dialogue, a suspense-building score, and raw performances by both Adams and Sparks.

Director Biography
Born and raised in Little, Rock, Arkansas, the Miller brothers have an interest in exploring the human condition in the American South, inspired by traditional Southern Gothic literature and incorporating elements of fantasy and surrealism.

Sponsored by ShadowCatcher Entertainment, Ingeniux, CTI BioPharma

Director: Joshua H. Miller, Miles B. Miller
Principal Cast: Paul Sparks, Joey Lauren Adams, Dallas Roberts
Premier Status: World Premiere
Country: USA
Year: 2016
Running Time: 98 minutes
Producer: Kathryn Francis Tucker
Screenplay: Joshua H. Miller, Miles B. Miller
Cinematographers: Gabe Mayhan
Editors: Les Galusha, Russ Galusha
Music: Joey Santiago
Website: Official Film Website
Filmography: Debut Feature Film
Language: English
Format: DCP
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