There's Never Been A Friendship Quite Like This.
Dive into a whale of a good time with this extraordinary film from Golden GlobeÂ®-winning director Laslo Benedek (Death of a Salesman) and screenwriter Arthur Weiss (Flipper). Based on the amazing true story of a marine biologist (Robert Lansing) who befriends a six-ton Orca whale, this "honest, fascinating and vigorously wholesome film" (Citizen-News) is heartwarming fun for the whole family.
Like all close pals, Hank (Lansing) and Namu love spending time together. Whether sharing a morning swim or soaking up the afternoon sun, these two are virtually inseparable. Trouble is, the local fishermen mistakenly think that Namu is a threat. Racing against time, Hank must enlist the help of a young widow and her daughter to save Namu and prove that he's a gentle giant!