Kes

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"They beat him. They deprived him. they ridiculed him. They broke his heart but they couldn't break his spirit."
  • PG-13
  • 1969
  • 1 hr 50 min
  • 7.9  (19,820)

The movie Kes follows Billy Casper, who is a 15 year old boy. He is bullied at school and abused at home. He has trouble paying attention in class and often steals things. He is considered to by hopeless by many people, including his family. Billy is afraid of ending up like the other men in his town and working at the coal mines. He finds a kestrel and takes up an interest in training it. He also is interested in falconry and steals a book on the subject. Billy takes refuge in the Kes and is able to teach the bird how to talk. He receives praise for the first time in his life from one of his teachers. Billy’s brother gives him money and instructs him to go down to the race track and bet on two horses. Billy spends the money on food for the bird instead.

Kes
Kes (Dvd/Blu-Ray Trailer)
Kes (Dvd/Blu-Ray Trailer)

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The movie Kes follows Billy Casper, who is a 15 year old boy. He is bullied at school and abused at home. He has trouble paying attention in class and often steals things. He is considered to by hopeless by many people, including his family. Billy is afraid of ending up like the other men in his town and working at the coal mines. He finds a kestrel and takes up an interest in training it. He also is interested in falconry and steals a book on the subject.

Billy takes refuge in the Kes and is able to teach the bird how to talk. He receives praise for the first time in his life from one of his teachers. Billy’s brother gives him money and instructs him to go down to the race track and bet on two horses. Billy spends the money on food for the bird instead.

Kes is a 1969 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 50 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.9.

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Kes is available to watch free on Kanopy. It's also available to stream, download, buy and rent on demand at Apple TV+, Amazon and Apple TV. Some platforms allow you to rent Kes for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1969
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    1 hr 50 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.9  (19,820)