Every year, thousands of emperor penguins make an astonishing journey to breed their young. They walk - marching day and night in single file 70 miles into the darkest, driest and coldest continent on Earth.Morgan Freeman narrates this amazing, true-life tale touched with humor and alive with thrills. Breathtaking photography captures the transcendent beauty and staggering of devoted parent penguins who, in the face of the fierce polar winter, take turns guarding their egg and trekking to the ocean in search of food. Predators hunt them, storms lash them. But the safety of their adorable chicks makes it all worthwhile. So follow the leader...to adventure!
Watch as the penguins march across hundreds of miles in treacherous conditions each and every March, risking starvation and countless other dangers, to find the perfect mate and to start a family! Narrated by Morgan Freeman. 2005/color/80 min/G.