Mr Forbush and the Penguins

24/09/2001
  |  Buy to Own: 24/09/2001
  |  98 min
Rated PG by the BBFC
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Synopsis

Al Viola's adaptation of Graham Billing's novel about how a man's outlook on life is changed by his harsh surroundings. Richard Forbush (John Hurt), a shallow man and philanderer, wants to win back the affections of his girlfriend Tara (Haley Mills) and decides that moving to the Antarctic to study the life-cycle of penguins is just the way to impress her. Whilst there he embarks on a solitary struggle of survival and having begun to deeply admire the penguins uses this knowledge to keep himself alive.

Contains mild language, sex references and natural history violence
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