March of the Penguins

Year: 2005
Director: Luc Jacquet

Summary: A look at the annual journey of Emperor penguins as they march — single file — to their traditional breeding ground.

Times Watched: 2

Solid documentary. Morgan Freeman narrates this well and there are some amazing shots. It’s a bit melodramatic at times, but the anthropomorphism of the penguins helps with the investment. What penguins have to go through to keep up their population is insane.

One thought on “March of the Penguins”

  1. I enjoy the melodrama. I mean, I think a quiet doc like this needs a little of it.

    I watched this with Skim when she was maybe 2. She was actually pretty into it, and laughed every time the penguins walked.

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