CFS Online Second Season – Reactions to And The Birds Rained Down

A very warm response to a warm-hearted film. And the Birds Rained Down scored 83.3% with members appreciating its tenderness and gentle story. Some of the comments:

  • We loved it! So tenderly done.
  • Powerful messages. First time seeing elderly love scene.. Really sweet.
  • Moving and deep. A meditation on aging and a reflection on how to spend our later years. The most enjoyable film of the season so far.
  • The box of tissues was not big enough for this beautiful, warm and heartfelt film.
  • A very unusual film. An interesting involving story that was beautifully and sensitively told. A triumph for the older body!
  • A delightful gentle film with excellent acting and cinematography.
  • Beautiful and tender.
  • Beautiful film, very moving.
  • Tender and cinematography amazing.
  • Right age of characters for the Film Soc membership!!
  • Poignant. Powerful. Spiritual. Touching.
  • Perhaps a little too long but otherwise a terrific watch.
  • Very sensitive portrayal of ageing. Non-judgmental. A fraction too long.
  • Loved the slow pace, and the unfolding story, the end’s a little too neat.
  • Very different and very touching performances.
  • Idyllic, lyrical and beautifully shot. Continuity sometimes mystifying.
  • Gentle, warm-hearted story. Lovely setting.
  • Enjoyable and unusual film, very touching and thought provoking.
  • I found continuity and family relationships tricky to follow. Enjoyed the gentle story.
  • I thought it was a strange subject to make a film about, who would think of a situation like that? I liked the fact that they all helped woman without being judgemental.
  • Spectacular scenery but ponderous plot.
  • A strange film with not a lot of content. Very slow and too long.
  • Basically, the best of the worst of this batch of awful films!
  • Too long and utterly dreary.