Odd Birds Movie Review 1985

Information and Film Reviews for Odd Birds the Movie

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Coming of age drama set in 1965 California. Shy 15-year-old Joy Chan is a Chinese-American dreaming of becoming an actress. Her widowed immigrant mother wants Joy to have a practical profession--like nursing. Longing for someone to understand Joy meets Brother Murphy, a math teacher at the local boys school. Murphy's been trying to reconcile his religious commitment with his unorthodox views. It isn't long before these two individualists recognize a fellow kindred spirit.


Available on VHS
Running time 87 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Teen Angst, Coming of Age, Period Piece: 1960s
Jeanne Collachia
Michael Moriarty, Donna Lai Ming Lew, Nancy Lee, Bruce Gray, Karen Maruyama, Scott Crawford
Jeanne Collachia

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