Based on the best-seller by Richard Bach (who sued the production for not following his book) about Jonathan, an existential seagull in search of the meaning of life. Score by Neil Diamond (who sued the production for replacing some of his music). Director Ovady Julber claimed the film plagiarized his film "La Mer." A troubled production that fell flat. Academy Award Nominations: 2, including Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing.
Pros: all a++++++ Cons: not enough people have shared this experience!!!!!! And here begins our story - the sky, the sea, the flock This whimsical and heart wrenching story of Jonathan Livingston Seagull isn't quite as it appears. Based on the premise of Jonathan, a proud little bird always looking elsewhere - the future, the goal, the glory. To be the best - better than the best - to outshadow and overcome all in his flock. … more