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  • The Yellow Birds (2017)
  • R
    94 min | Drama, War
The Yellow Birds (2017)
94 min | Drama, War

Two young soldiers, Bartle (21) and Murph (18) navigate the terrors of the Iraq war under the command of the older, troubled Sergeant Sterling. All the while, Bartle is tortured by a promise he made to Murph's mother before their deployment.
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Alexandre Moors (directed by)
David Lowery (screenplay by) | R.F.I. Porto (screenplay by) | Kevin Powers (based on the novel by)
Mark Canton (produced by) (p.g.a.) | Jeffrey Sharp (produced by) (p.g.a.) | Courtney Solomon (produced by) (p.g.a.)
Adam Peters (original music by) | Adam Wiltzie (original music by)
Joe Klotz (edited by)
Casting Directors
Kerry Barden (casting by) | Paul Schnee (casting by)
Production Designer
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Release date
Jun 15, 2018 (United States)


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43 cast members
Name Known for
Daniel Jose Molina
Manolo Vasquez Manolo Vasquez   See fewer
Mikey Collins
Virgil Whitaker Virgil Whitaker   See fewer
Tye Sheridan
Daniel Murphy Daniel Murphy   See fewer
Carrie Alexander
Jenny Smith (as Carrie Wampler) Jenny Smith (as Carrie Wampler)   See fewer
Carter Redwood
Lenny Crockett Lenny Crockett   See fewer
Jack Huston
Sergeant Sterling Sergeant Sterling   See fewer
Toni Collette
Amy Bartle Amy Bartle   See fewer
Gershwyn Eustache Jnr
Lt. Seth Barlow Lt. Seth Barlow   See fewer
Lee Tergesen
Jim Murphy Jim Murphy   See fewer
Ray Fearon
Colonel Colonel   See fewer
Tom Bates
Embedded Journalist Embedded Journalist   See fewer
Jennifer Aniston
Maureen Murphy Maureen Murphy   See fewer
Jason Patric
Captain Anderson Captain Anderson   See fewer
Douglas McFerran
Airport Bartender Airport Bartender   See fewer
Timothy R. Boyce Jr.
Chaplain (as T.R. Boyce Jr.) Chaplain (as T.R. Boyce Jr.)   See fewer
Labrandon Shead
Prison Guard Prison Guard   See fewer
Henry Leroy-Salta
Cole Dentler Cole Dentler   See fewer
Khadija Hatimi
Old Woman Old Woman   See fewer
Ahmed Izm
The Hermit The Hermit   See fewer
Robert Beck
Captain Petty Captain Petty   See fewer
Rhoda Griffis
Sheryl Sheryl   See fewer
Aylin Tezel
Claudia Claudia   See fewer
Shvan Aladdin
Iraqi Insurgent #1 (uncredited) Iraqi Insurgent #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
Mark Axelowitz
Father of Male Soldier (uncredited) Father of Male Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
Fehd Benchemsi
Terp (uncredited) Terp (uncredited)   See fewer
Kathi Binkley
Press Support Group (uncredited) Press Support Group (uncredited)   See fewer
Timothy Carr
Veteran (uncredited) Veteran (uncredited)   See fewer
Wilbur Fitzgerald
Congressman Freeman (uncredited) Congressman Freeman (uncredited)   See fewer
Slim Khezri
Faisal (uncredited) Faisal (uncredited)   See fewer
Connie Lee
Soldier's Wife (uncredited) Soldier's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
Sherin Maldonado
Army Soldier (uncredited) Army Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
Ozzy Ramirez
EOD Soldier (uncredited) EOD Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
Vesna Saal
Waitress (uncredited) Waitress (uncredited)   See fewer
Julie Sabray
Iraqi Mother (uncredited) Iraqi Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
Patti Schellhaas
Shopping Mom (uncredited) Shopping Mom (uncredited)   See fewer
Lawrence Smith
Father of Female Soldier (uncredited) Father of Female Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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