A smash hit with festival audiences worldwide, THE COVE tells the amazing true story of how an elite team of activists, film makers and free divers embarked on a covert mission to penetrate a hidden cove in Japan, shining light on a dark and deadly secret. Their shocking discoveries about an annual harvest of dolphins for training and sale to aqua-parks worldwide were only the tip of the iceberg.
- Theatrical trailer
- Outtakes and hidden camera footage
- Audio commentary with director Louis Psihoyos
- THE COVE: MERCURY RISING
- Australian Teachers of Media study guide
"A classic espionage tale!" INDIEWIRE
"Truly harrowing pure cinema." VARIETY
"A cross between FLIPPER and the BOURNE IDENITTY." Peter Travers, ROLLING STONE
"The most powerful piece of filmmaking I think I've ever seen... An incredible movie." Fran Kelly, RADIO NATIONAL
"In a world where so much that is wild and free has already been lost to us, we must leave these beautiful mammals free to swim as they will and must, They do us no harm and they wish us none, and we should let them alone." Richard O'Barry
What the NZ Critics are saying...
"This is a slick, engrossing, and beautifully photographed movie." Graeme Tuckett, THE DOMINION POST
"... this release is a must-watch... with the edge-of-your-seat intrigue of a thriller wrapped around an imperative environmental issue... gripping throughout... Go see this." Andreas Heinemann, FLICKS
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