When the Whales Came (1989)

Genres - Drama  |   Release Date - Oct 20, 1989 (USA)  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - UK  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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In this English drama, set during World War I, a strange, deaf man, known to all as "The Birdman" (Paul Scofield), must enlist the help of young Daniel Pender (Max Rennie) and Gracie Jenkins (Helen Pearce) to prevent the narwhal whales from suffering abuse at the hands of the local islanders.

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animal, birds, deafness, elderly, friendship, island, rescue, village, whale