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Title The cove [videorecording] / Oceanic Preservation Society presents ; a Jim Clark production, in association with Diamond Docs and Skyfish Films ; written by Mark Monroe ; executive producer, Jim Clark ; producers, Paula Dupré Pesmen, Fisher Stevens ; directed by Louie Psihoyos.

Imprint Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, [2009]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    364.1628 COV    Available
 GDL Central Library DVD    364.1628 COV    Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 96 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features: Optional audio feature commentary with director Louie Psihoyos and producer Fisher Stevens ; Special OPS cameras: Nest cam -- Thermal cam -- Rock cams -- Helicopter cam -- Blood cam ; Freediving (ca. 5 min.) ; The cove : Mercury rising (ca. 19 min.) ; deleted scenes (ca. 10 min.) ; original theatrical trailer.
Credits Cinematography, Brook Aitken ; editor, Geoffrey Richman ; music, J. Ralph.
Summary A team of activists, filmmakers and free divers document the activities of the fishermen of Taiji, Japan, who hunt dolphins for the entertainment industry and for mercury-tainted dolphin meat.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for disturbing content (special features not rated).
System Details DVD, NTSC, Region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 or 2.0 audio; aspect ratio 1.78:1, enhanced for 16x9 TVs.
Language English dialogue, optional English or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Awards Winner, Documentary Feature, 2010 Academy Award, Audience Award, 2009 Sundance Film Festival ; Winner, Audience Award, 2009 Newport Beach Film Festival; Winner, Best Documentary by the Boston Society of Film Critics, 2009; Winner, Best Documentary by the National Board of Review, 2009
Subject Dolphins -- Japan.
Dolphins -- Effect of hunting on -- Japan.
Poaching -- Japan.
Animal welfare -- Japan.
Endangered species -- Japan.
Fishes -- Mercury content -- Japan.
Genre/Form Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Psihoyos, Louie.
Clark, James Matthew, 1956-
Monroe, Mark.
Stevens, Fisher.
DuPré Pesmen, Paula.
Lions Gate Films
Oceanic Preservation Society.
Diamond Docs (Firm)
Skyfish Films (Firm)
Standard No. 031398115700 80
Music No. 26590 Lionsgate

 
    
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