Move your feet to the penguin beat

PUBLISHED: 08:46 07 December 2006 | UPDATED: 10:20 24 May 2010

Happy Feet (U).

Happy Feet (U).

IN THE great nation of Emperor Penguins, deep in Antarctica, you're nobody unless you can sing, which is unfortunate for Mumble, who is the worst singer in the world

IN THE great nation of Emperor Penguins, deep in Antarctica, you're nobody unless you can sing, which is unfortunate for Mumble, who is the worst singer in the world. Mumble was born tap dancing to his own tune.Though Mumble's mom, Norma Jean (voiced by Nicole Kidman), thinks this little habit is cute, his dad, Memphis (Hugh Jackman), says: "It just ain't penguin." And they both know that without a Heartsong, Mumble may never find true love.As fate would have it, his one friend, Gloria (Brittany Murphy), happens to be the best singer around. Mumble and Gloria have a connection from the moment they hatch, but she struggles with his strange 'hippity-hoppity' ways.Mumble is just too different, especially for Noah the Elder (Hugo Weaving), the stern leader of Emperor Land, who casts him out of the penguin community.Away from home for the first time, Mumble meets a posse of decidedly un- Emperor-like penguins, the Adelie Amigos.Led by Ramon (Robin Williams), the Adelies instantly embrace Mumble's cool dance moves and invite him to party with them.In Adelie Land, Mumble seeks the counsel of Lovelace the Guru (also voiced by Robin Williams), a crazy-feathered Rockhopper penguin who will answer any of life's questions for the price of a pebble.Together with Lovelace and the Amigos, Mumble sets out across vast landscapes and, after some epic encounters, proves that by being true to yourself, you can make all the difference in the world.Showing at the Odeon in Weston, Happy Feet is expected to provide great entertainment for all the family.

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