Drunken Birds

Original title: Les oiseaux ivres

Willy & Marlena. She is the girlfriend of a cartel boss in Mexico, he is in love with the boss’ wife. Fearing the worst, the lovers will go their separate ways to better survive. Willy suspects that Marlena is hiding in Montreal, and in the hope of finding her, he goes to Quebec as a seasonal worker at the Vinet Farm. As friendships develop between the foreign workers on the farm, a rift develops between the members of the Vinet family. Willy unknowingly arouses desire in Julie, the owner, and the situation is not without consequences for the group – Willy is soon accused of a crime he did not commit. Drunken Birds takes a look at the complex relationships between the exploiters and the exploited.


Ivan Grbovic


Jorge Antonio Guerrero
Hélène Florent
Marine Johnson
Claude Legault
Yoshira Escarrega


Luc Déry – Micro_scope
Kim McCraw – Micro_scope

Official selection

Toronto International Film Festival, Platform selection, Canada, 2021
Vancouver International Film festival, Canada, 2021
Festival du nouveau cinéma de Montréal, Canada, 2021


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