Kicking Bird (2005)
An inspirational running classic
Kicking Bird is an inspirational and entertaining epic that is sure to make you want to go out and buy some new running gear so you can get back on track with your fitness.
Tagline: Run. Because it's the only thing left to do.
Kicking Bird in a nutshell
The story in Kicking Bird is about gaining hope and using running to find yourself. It tells of the struggles of Martin ‘Bird’ Johnson (Ian Anderson-Priddy), who uses running to avoid his problems. Johnson runs for the school cross country team as a means of escaping continual beating from his peers.
This fictional movie puts across how running can be a good escape and can be a ticket to success, and shows the hardships you have to go through to reach the top and reach your true potential. There’s also an original soundtrack to the movie, which is excellent and comes to the fore when the characters can be seen running. Kicking Bird is a really thought-provoking tale with running at its heart.