The Cove
Director: Louie Psihoyos. Documentary about covert activist undertakings against the slaughter of dolphins and porpoises in Taiji, Japan. Interview subjects include Ric O'Barry, Charles Hambleton, Joe Chisholm, Simon Hutchins, Mandy-Rae Cruikshank, Kirk Krack, Paul Watson, Dave Rastovich. Screenplay: Mark Monroe.

Photo © 2009 Lionsgate Films/Roadside Attractions/
Participant Media/Ocean Preservation Society/Diamond Docs
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Documentary Feature

Other Awards:
Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Documentary Feature (tie)
Boston Society of Film Critics: Best Documentary Feature
National Board of Review: Best Documentary Feature

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