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March of the Penguins (La marche de l'empereur) (2005)

March of the Penguins
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Charles Berling Charles Berling
Le père
Romane Bohringer Romane Bohringer
La mère
Jules Sitruk Jules Sitruk
Le bébé
Morgan Freeman Morgan Freeman
Amitabh Bachchan Amitabh Bachchan
José Coronado José Coronado
Emperor Father
Sky du Mont Sky du Mont
Gösta Ekman Gösta Ekman

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Luc Jacquet Luc Jacquet
Michel Fessler Michel Fessler


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Absolutely beautiful

11 years, 2 months ago at Dec 9 2:48
4 votes
Yeah, everyone can keep their jokes about 'but its just a stupid movie about penguins', but it shows just how lame Hollywood is these days when people would RATHER watch a bunch of penguins just living life, then to see another explosive-filled mindless heartless piece of hollywood trash.

This documentary is beautiful, heart warming, romantic, shocking, sad, and even at times a bit ... read more

Really? A Movie?

11 years, 3 months ago at Nov 15 19:46
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I don't think I could possibly understand the fascination with penguins to such a point that this was made into a major motion picture. This could have easily been translated into a one hour special on the Discovery channel.

[Film] March of the Penguins

10 years, 3 months ago at Nov 17 8:06
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An amazing documentary. The film itself is beautifully shot, but even more beautiful is the glimpse into the pulse of nature as embodied in the penguins, who journey far and away in the harshest climate in order to give life to their offspring. The film is more romantic than scientific, that is, the filmmakers attempts to give a human voice (literally as Morgan Freeman does the English narration t... read more
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Description: In the Antarctic, every March since the beginning of time, the quest begins to find the perfect mate and start a family. This courtship will begin with a long journey - a journey that will take them hundreds of miles across the continent by foot, in freezing cold temperatures, in brittle, icy winds and through deep, treacherous waters. They will risk starvation and attack by dangerous predators, under the harshest conditions on earth, all to find true love. Director: Luc Jacquet. Coming from a French director, Luc Jacquet, the miraculous MARCH OF THE PENGUINS would have to be a love story. And so it is. The film explores the ma ... (more)
Tags: Documentary (35), Nature (18), 2005 (14), Animals (11), Wildlife (9), Family (8), Antarctica (8), Penguins (7), 2000s (7), (6), Birth (5), France (4), Underwater (4), Predator (4), Migration (4), Hope (3), Death (3), Anthropomorphic (3), Aurora Australis (3), Loss Of Child (3)
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" A gorgeously shot documentary that show Penguin life for what it really is. Expect to see nature at it's most finest and brutal. While Morgan Freeman has a voice that is hard not to love in the English narrated version, the French original one is more poetic and beautiful and has a unique way of telling the story that is so much better. "

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