The cove [videorecording] / Lionsgate ; Roadside Attractions; Participant Media ; Oceanic Preservation Society presents a Jim Clark production in association with Diamond Docs and Skyfish Films
DVDs | Lionsgate | c2009 | [Widescreen version.]
Available at Adult DVD-Nonfiction (Call number: 599.53 C) plus 1 more
Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, c2009.
1 videodisc (DVD) (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1.
In English, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
Producers, Fisher Stevens, Paula DuPré Pesmen ; writer, Mark Monroe ; director, Louie Psihoyos ; music, J. Ralph ; editor, Geoffrey Richman ; cinematography, Brook Aitken.
Originally released as a documentary motion picture in 2009.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for disturbing content.
In a sleepy lagoon off the coast of Japan is a highly guarded secret. During the night, Taiji fishermen engage in an unseen hunt for thousands of dolphins. The work is so horrifying, the fishermen will stop at nothing to keep it hidden from the outside world. When a team of elite activists, filmmakers, and free-divers embark on a secret mission to penetrate their cover, the shocking discoveries they find there are just the tip of the iceberg. Includes commentary, deleted scenes, and more.
Special features: audio commentary with director Louie Psihoyos and producer Fisher Stevens; The cove : Mercury rising: mini-documentary on the hazards of mercury in fish; deleted and extended scenes.
MW, 12-09; 5-10(add)