In Karachi, Pakistan, a runaway boy's life hangs on one critical question: where is home? The streets, an orphanage, or with the family he fled in the first place? Simultaneously heart-wrenching and life-affirming, THESE BIRDS WALK documents the struggles of these wayward street children and the samaritans looking out for them in this ethereal and inspirational story of resilience.
Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes
The filmmakers record the flash of youth's headlong energies, its bumps and bruises, and its melancholies and brilliant chaos.Nicolas Rapold, New York Times, 10.31.2013
Remarkably unsentimental footage offers a rare glimpse into a childhood experience leagues removed from even the toughest American upbringing, but still not without hope or play.Peter Debruge, Variety, 10.29.2013
These Birds Walk serves as a reminder of the resilience of children and how little it takes to keep hope alive.Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times, 12.02.2013
Observational doc offers an intimate view of a huge Pakistan charity.John DeFore, Hollywood Reporter, 11.05.2013