Mr Forbush and the Penguins DVD
Starring John Hurt, Hayley Mills, Dudley Sutton, Tony Britton, Brian Oulton, Burnell Tucker, Hugh Moxey, Nicholas Pennell, Thorley Walters, Judy Campbell, Joss Ackland
Directed by Al Viola
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: 09/09/2013
- Genre: Drama
- Colour: Colour