Penguin Bloom Netflix: Let’s Have A Look On This Drama Film


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About Penguin Bloom

Penguin Bloom is a drama film. The film is 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. The book and film are based on a true story of Sam and Cameron Bloom’s family and their interactions with an Australian magpie named ‘Penguin’.

Penguin Bloom Quick Facts

Directed by Glendyn Ivin
Written by Shaun Grant
Harry Cripps
Based on Penguin Bloom by Cameron Bloom
Bradley Trevor Greive
Produced by Emma Cooper
Bruna Papandrea
Steve Hutensky
Jodi Matterson
Naomi Watts
Starring Naomi Watts
Andrew Lincoln
Jacki Weaver
Rachel House
Leeanna Walsman
Lisa Hensley
Cinematography Sam Chiplin
Edited by Maria Papoutsis
Music by Marcelo Zarvos
Production companies Screen Australia
Endeavor Content
Create NSW
Made Up Stories
Jam Tart Films
Distributed by Roadshow Films (Australia)
(United States)
Release dates 12 September 2020 (TIFF)
21 January 2021 (Australia)
27 January 2021 (United States)
Running time 95 minutes
Countries Australia
United States
Language English

Penguin Bloom Plot

Sam Bloom (Naomi Watts) accidentally falls off a high balcony and breaks her thoracic vertebrae resulting in partial paralysis in a family vacation in Thailand. She along with her family returns home in Australia. She goes through pain and suffers while adjusting to life in a wheelchair. She gets support from her husband Cameron (Andrew Lincoln), their three sons Noah, Rueben and Oli, and Sam’s overbearing mother Jan (Jacki Weaver).

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One day her sons bring an injured magpie chick. They name it Penguin. Sam looks after for Penguin but understands to pay attention to Noah. Noah feels guilty for being the one who asked her to go up to the balcony in Thailand. He thinks he is responsible for her mother’s accident.

Sam and Cameron’s relationship isn’t same anymore because she struggles and wishes the time before accident. She also asks him to never ask her how is she? After many weeks, Penguin fully recovers and learns to fly. This givies Sam a vision of hope to do something for herself. she begins kayaking lessons. On the day of Sam’s birthday, the Blooms go for dinner at Jan’s house, joined by Sam’s sister Kylie (Leeanna Walsman) and Sam’s kayaking instructor Gaye (Rachel House). Jan and Cameron argue about Sam’s new life and Penguin is now attacked by two larger birds and then flies away.

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Sam confronts Noah about his guilt and tells him he is not responsible for what happened to her. Sam pays attention to Cameron ans asks Cameron to ask her how she is. when he asks, she replies, “I’m better.” when Penguin comes back home a few days later, Sam thanks her for helping her recover.

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Penguin Bloom Cast

  • Naomi Watts as Sam Bloom, Cameron’s wife and Jan’s daughter
  • Andrew Lincoln as Cameron Bloom, Sam’s husband
  • Griffin Murray-Johnston as Noah Bloom
  • Felix Cameron as Rueben Bloom
  • Abe Clifford-Barr as Oli Bloom
  • Jacki Weaver as Jan, Sam’s mother
  • Rachel House as Gaye
  • Leeanna Walsman as Kylie
  • Lisa Hensley as Bron

Penguin Bloom Trailer

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Penguin Bloom Release

On 12 September 2020 Penguin Bloom had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film was released theatrically in Australia on 21 January 2021 by Roadshow Films.

On 27 January 2021, The film was also released by Netflix in North America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, France and select Asian countries.

The Final Words

To conclude the article, we hope you enjoyed reading this article. We tried our best to keep you update with all the latest information regarding, Penguin Bloom .

Penguin Bloom is a drama film tells the journey of Sam during her struggling days. She has an accident which impacts her life, also the life of people around her. However, the presence of a penguin gives her sense of motivation to recover fully as penguin is also injured so she can relate. This sense of sanguine makes her realize to rebuild her relationship with people around her especially her husband and son, Noah who thinks he is responsible for Sam’s accident.

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