This fully animated film is a warm, funny and gripping adventure about two young whales, Samson and Sally. Sally is accepted into Samson’s herd after her mother gets killed by whalers. The two young whales become great friends and we follow their exciting journeys in the magic world of the ocean. Their lives are not without danger as they encounter whalers and the dumping of radioactive waste.
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