Mr Forbush and the Penguins, DVD


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.


  • Format: DVD
  • Region: 2
  • Certification: (PG)
  • EAN: 5027626393441
  • Catalogue number: 7953934
  • Studio: Network
  • Release date:
  • Genre: Drama
  • Colour: Colour


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