Release date:October 17, 2014
Studio:Fox Searchlight Pictures
Director:Alejandro González Iñárritu
MPAA Rating:R (for language throughout, some sexual content and brief violence)
Screenwriters:Alejandro González Iñárritu, Armando Bo, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris
Starring:Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Michael Keaton, Amy Ryan, Merritt Wever, Zach Galifianakis, Damian Young, Emma Stone, Andrea Riseborough, Bill Camp, Lindsay Duncan, Jeremy Shamos
Birdman or "The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance" is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor (Keaton) – famous for portraying an iconic superhero – as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.