Releasing at January 21, 2021 in theaters and January 27 on demand and Netflix
Penguin Bloom is drama film directed by Glendyn Ivin, based on the book of the same name by Bradley Trevor Greive. Primiered firstly at September 12, 2020 on Toronto International Film Festival.
The film tells the true story of Sam Bloom (Naomi Watts) a young mother whose world is turned upside down after a near-fatal accident leaves her paralyzed. Sam’s husband, (Andrew Lincoln), her three young boys and her mother (Jacki Weaver), 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 the family’s life.
Director: Glendyn Ivin
Writers: Cameron Bloom (book), Harry Cripps, Shaun Grant, Bradley Trevor Greive
Stars: Rachel House, Naomi Watts, Andrew Lincoln, Jacki Weaver, Gia Carides, Leeanna Walsman, Lisa Hensley
|Rachel House||►||Gaye Hatfield|
|Naomi Watts||►||Sam Bloom|
|Andrew Lincoln||►||Cameron Bloom|
|Alison Bow||►||Bit part|