the bird can’t fly

poster the bird can't fly 2007
TRAILER and the Full Movie
The DVD available in Holland and Germany.
USA available on DVD at Walmart and on Amazon through Anderson
Hollywood reporter: impressive directorial debut
Movie2movie: Beautiful magical images
Filmkrant: visually very striking
Opzij: stunning beauty
Dutch Film Festival: an impressive firstling

‘Dutch Best First Directors Film 2007’ (5000 euro prize money).
Nominations Gouden Kalf for best sound design and camera.
‘Stimulus for Succes Prize’ (25.000 euro for a new film project).
Special Jury Award IFF Sofia.
Best film and best director at the Zimbabwe Film Festival
Best film at the ‘Fabrica dei Progetti’ on the Festival Internazionale del Film di Roma, (4000 euro prize money).
The prize for the best film script on the Madrid-Móstoles IFF (2000 euro prize money).


The film had her world première on the San Sebastian International Film Festival 2007.
The SYNOPSIS of the film.

RiverPHOTO’S and NAMES cast and crew and INTERVIEWS with the crew and cast.

STILLS from the FILM.
PHOTO’S from building set and problems on the set.

The script of this feature is a fictional story, inspired by 55 interviews with a cross-section of South African people, which I made during a research trip in 1998. The report is in Dutch and English.
About the making proces you can read in my weblog, since 18 april 2002.

Writer/Director: Threes Anna
Producers:IMG Productions Johannesburg – Borderline Productions Ireland – 24fps Amsterdam – Anna Productions Amsterdam
Sales agent EastWest Filmdistribution
Distributor Benelux Paradiso films.


Bekijk de TRAILER van de film.

FilmValley: Een bijzonder debuut
Filmkrant: Visueel zeer indrukwekkend
Opzij: Verbluffende visuele schoonheid Magisch mooie beelden
Hollywood reporter: impressive directorial debut
Nederlands Film Festival krant: Een absolute hoogvlieger
Winnaar 'Filmprijs van de Stad Utrecht 2007' voor de beste nederlandse debut film.
'Stimulans voor succes prijs' (25.000 euro voor een nieuw film project).
Special Jury Award IFF Sofia.
Gouden Kalf nominaties voor het beste geluidsontwerp en camera.
De film had haar wereld première op het San Sebastian International
SYNOPSIS (scroll naar beneden voor nederlands)

Schrijver, regisseur en co-producent: Threes Anna
Producenten:IMG Productions - Borderline Productions Ireland - 24fps - Anna Productions
Sales agent EastWest Filmdistribution
Distributeur Benelux Paradiso films.