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

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Starring (View all)
Romane Bohringer Romane Bohringer
La mère
Charles Berling Charles Berling
Le père
Jules Sitruk Jules Sitruk
Le bébé
Morgan Freeman Morgan Freeman
Narrator
Amitabh Bachchan Amitabh Bachchan
Narrator
José Coronado José Coronado
Emperor Father
Sky du Mont Sky du Mont
Narrator in German version
Gösta Ekman Gösta Ekman
Narrator


Written by
Luc Jacquet Luc Jacquet
(scenario)


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Absolutely beautiful

17 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?

17 years, 3 months ago at Nov 15 19:46
2 votes
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

16 years, 3 months ago at Nov 17 8:06
1 vote
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)
Release date: 22 July 2005
Tags: Documentary (35), Nature (18), 2005 (15), Animals (10), Wildlife (9), Family (8), Antarctica (8), Penguins (7), 2000s (7), (6), Birth (5), France (4), Underwater (4), Predator (4), Migration (4), French (3), Death (3), Inspirational (3), Hope (3), Loss Of Child (3)
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“March of the Penguins is a truly remarkable film, that wasn't helped by its misleading advertising. I admit I wasn't expecting what I saw, in fact it was better than what I was expecting. I loved the documentary style it was shot in. I loved the beautiful photography and the breathtaking sceneries. I loved the poignant and haunting music. I loved the cleverly written narration and thought that Morgan Freeman narrated perfectly. Asdides from the visuals were the penguins themselves, they were so cute and immediately lovable, then again I may biased as I love penguins. The film is quite leisurely in pace, but I liked that, it gave an elegiac and thoughtful feel to the film. In conclusion, March of the Penguins really is an astounding documentary-like film. 10/10 Bethany Cox” read more

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