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G| 1 hr. 20 min.

Plot Summary
At the end of each Antarctic summer, the emperor penguins of the South Pole journey to their traditional breeding grounds in a fascinating mating ritual that is captured in this documentary by intrepid filmmaker Luc Jacquet. The journey across frozen tundra proves to be the simplest part of the ritual, as after the egg is hatched, the female must delicately transfer it to the male and make her way back to the distant sea to nourish herself and bring back food to her newborn chick.

Cast: Morgan Freeman

Director: Luc Jacquet

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: National Geographic, Warner Independent

March of the Penguins (2005)

Release Date: June 24th, 2005|1 hr. 20 min.

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fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Michael Moore might want to look into this before more animal docs steal his thunder. show more

  • 100
    San Francisco Chronicle

    An astonishing documentary. show more

  • 88
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    A cinematic experience that is dazzlingly different from anything currently in theaters, March of the Penguins captivates with its straightforward but powerful story of dogged determination, survival against harsh odds and sacrifice. show more

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