Penguin Bloom is a 2020 Australian-American family drama film directed by Glendyn Ivin, from a screenplay by Shaun Grant and Harry Cripps, and is based on the book of the same name by Cameron Bloom and Bradley Trevor Greive. It stars Naomi Watts, Andrew Lincoln, and Jacki Weaver.
It was theatrically released in Australia by Roadshow Films on January 21, 2021, and digitally in the United States by Netflix on January 27.
Penguin Bloom Movie Plot
Based on the best-selling book of the same name, the film tells the story of Sam Bloom, a young mother whose world is turned upside down after a shocking, near-fatal accident leaves her paralyzed. Sam’s husband, her three young boys, and her mother are struggling to adjust to their new situation when an unlikely ally enters their world in the form of an injured baby magpie they name Penguin. The bird’s arrival is a welcome distraction for the Bloom family, eventually making a profound difference in Sam’s life, teaching her how to live again.
Penguin Bloom Movie Cast
Naomi Watts, Griffin Murray-Johnston, Andrew Lincoln, Essi Murray-Johnston, Felix Cameron, Abe Clifford-Barr, Jacki Weaver
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The full movie is available on Netflix
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