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High Flying Bird Netflix Movie Review: Story of A Sports Agent

Netflix Movie High Flying Bird Review: Story of A Sports Agent, High Flying Bird an American Sports drama film released on February 8, 2019, through Netflix and world premiered on 27, January 2019 at Slamdance Film Festival.

High Flying Bird directed, edited & cinematography by Steven Soderbergh, produced by Joseph Malloch and written by Tarell Alvin McCraney.


It stars Andre Holland as Ray Burke, Zazie Beetz as Sam, Melvin Gregg as Erick Scott, Sonja Sohn as Myra, Zachary Quinto as David Starr, Kyle MacLachlan as David Seton and Bill Duke as Spencer.

High Flying Bird starts filming in New York City in February 2018 with a budget up to $2 million and ends in 15, March 2018. Whole film shot by iPhone 8 with wide eye lens and produced by production house Extension 765 and Harper Road films.

It’s of 90 minutes, it holds 94% ratings and 48 reviews with an average of 7.7/10.

Its story revolves around Andre Holland ( as a Ray Burke) a sports agent and Erick Scott(as a Melvin Gregg) No. 1 draft pick in NBA and biggest client of Ray Burke.

There is lockout trouble and neither Ray nor Erick gets paid. Ray had a plan for the lockout and with help of his assistant, Zazie Beetz( as a Sam), he tries to out power players like Sonja Sohn(as Myra), Kyle MacLachlan (as David Seton) and Jeryl Prescott( as Emera Umber).

It’s shotted mostly by iPhone and the result comes out really special and the film truly belongs to the internet.


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