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The true story of an eccentric chicken farmer who, with the help of his granddaughter, trains his mischievous dog to protect a wild penguin sanctuary from fox attacks and in the process reunites his family and saves their seaside town.

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Cast & Crew & Production Details

Cast
Shane Jacobson - Sarah Snook - Alan Tudyk - Coco Jack Gillies - Richard Davies - Dave Lawson - Frank Woodley
Genre
Comedy, Family
Production Company
WTFN Entertainment Pty Ltd  Oddball Productions Pty Ltd
Australian Sales
Roadshow Films Pty Ltd
International Sales
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