"The dolphin hunters are playing games with us saying they're not killing dolphins anymore -- they're killing the pilot whale," O'Barry said. "Well, the pilot whale is in fact a large dolphin."
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Directed by National Geographic photographer Louis Psihoyos, inspired by expert dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry, and produced by the Oceanic Preservation ...
The Cove is a thriller: you're perched on the edge of your seat wondering if the filmmakers will get the footage they need or if they'll get nabbed.
In Taiji, Japan, dolphins are herded into an isolated cove. The best get sold to sea parks and aquariums, the rest are killed for their meat. The Cove exposes the atrocity to the world.
Below the surface of this quiet Japanese village lies a dirty secret that the fisherman and the Japanese government are trying to keep a secret.
If The Cove were a fiction film, it would be derided as far-fetched. The fact that it's nonfiction doesn't make it any easier to believe because the facts are so disturbing.
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