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This conversation has actually been a pretty similar experience to watching PrimerThis movie.
Birdy: Directed by Alan Parker. With Matthew Modine, Nicolas Cage, John Harkins, Sandy Baron. After two friends return home from the Vietnam War one becomes mentally unstable and obsesses with becoming a bird.m.imdb.com
Peter Gabriel did the soubdtrack
EDIT . And Yes, you are correct, Birdy.