Penguins

Theatrical Release: April 17, 2019
Penguins
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Synopsis

The Dove Take:

Disney delivers sweet storytelling while providing a lively and informative look into the struggles of real-life Adélie penguins.

Dove Review

The Synopsis:

The story of Steve, an Adélie penguin, on a quest to find a life partner and start a family. When Steve meets with Wuzzo, the emperor penguin, they become friends. But nothing comes easy in the icy Antarctic.

The Review:

Disneynature returns with a delightful new documentary about the remarkable lives of some of our favorite wild animals: Antarctica’s Adélie penguins. In this gorgeous live-footage documentary, we are brought into a sweet tale through the talented voice of Ed Helms as Steve. We follow Steve’s journey as a first-time father, and all the struggles that come with raising chicks in such harsh conditions. (But really, do penguins consider them harsh?). The soundtrack helps carry the mood and energizes Boomer parents (and grandparents!) with great 70’s legends like White Snake and REO Speedwagon.

Penguins is beautiful and smart. We can celebrate this amazing geography, and the baffling wonder of God’s creation This movie earns the Dove-approved Seal for All Ages.

Content Description

Faith:
Integrity: Could be a good gateway to teaching kids about creation. Explores the beauty of nature through the lives of penguins.
Sex: None
Language: Very mild, repeats the word “barf” quite a bit for humor
Violence: Shots of penguins being caught by leopard seals. No blood, and the shots are brief.
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Info

Company: Buena Vista
Writer: David Fowler
Producer: DisneyNature
Genre: Documentary
Runtime: 72 min.
Industry Rating: G
Reviewer: Dove.org