|by Syd Briscoe|
Chris O'Dowd provides an amiable presence in this fun commercial for Redbreast Whiskey. The comedian is joined by the brand's familiar spokesbird while doing a spot of twitching, as he muses on the surprisingly violent ways we refer to various groups of different bird species.
A murder of crows, asylum of cuckoos, squabble of seagulls - each is highlighted during the unlikely pair's conversation. A less charismatic actor might struggle with the limited script, but O'Dowd makes the chat with his animated counterpart feel charming and natural.
The ad draws attention to the Redbreast Whiskey's charitable efforts for Robin Redbreast Day, as they pledge to make a donation to Birdlife International for every like and share the film receives. The brand came up with the day themselves, of course, but we're sure the benefitting birds won't complain.
Product Category: Whisky