The Cove


Winner of the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, The Cove follows a high-tech dive team on a mission to discover the truth about the international dolphin capture trade as practiced in Taiji, Japan. Utilizing state-of-the-art techniques, including hidden microphones and cameras in fake rocks, the team uncovers how this small seaside village serves as a horrifying microcosm of massive ecological crimes happening worldwide.


Distributor: Roadside Attractions
Director: Louie Psihoyos
Writer: Mark Monroe
Producer: Fisher Stevens
Co-Producer: Olivia Ahnemann
Executive Producer: Jim Clark
Cast: Ric O’Barry, Louie Psihoyos
Awards & Nominations: Academy Award® winner for Best Documentary Feature

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