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The Cove

Original title
The Cove
Running time
92 min.
United States United States
Mark Monroe
J. Ralph
Brook Aitken
Diamond Docs / Fish Films / Oceanic Preservation Society / Quickfire Films
Documentary | Sea Documentary. Animals. Dolphins
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Synopsis / Plot
Using state-of-the-art equipment, a group of activists, led by renown dolphin trainer Ric O’Barry, infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose both a shocking instance of animal abuse and a serious threat to human health.
2009: Oscar for Best Documentary
2009: Sundance: Audience Award (Documentary)
2009: Satellite Awards: Nominated for Best Documentary
2009: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Documentary
2009: Critics' Choice Awards: Best Documentary Feature
2009: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nominated for Best Documentary
2009: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Best Documentary
2009: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Best Director / Documentary
2009: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Best Documentary Screenplay
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