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Title The cove / Lionsgate ; Roadside Attractions; Participant Media ; 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.

Published Santa Monica, Calif. : Lions Gate Entertainment, [2009]

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson DVD  599.534 COVE  Region 1  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Edition Widescreen.
Physical description 1 videodisc (96 minutes) : sound, colour with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes Lacks Spanish subtitles; container and menu states Spanish subtitles.
Credits Music by J. Ralph ; music supervisor, Liz Gallacher ; co-producer, Olivia Ahnemann ; edited by Geoffrey Richman ; director of expeditions, Simon Hutchins ; associate producer, Charles Hambleton ; cinematography, Brook Aitken.
Notes Special features: 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.); Deleted scenes (ca. 10 min.); The cove : Mercury rising (ca. 19 min.); original theatrical trailer.
Contents 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.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for disturbing content (special features not rated).
Summary 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.
System notes DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation enhanced for 16x9 TVs; Dolby digital 5.1, Dolby digital 2.0.
Language notes In English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes 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.
Other author Clark, James Matthew, 1956- producer.
Monroe, Mark, author of screenplay.
DuPré Pesmen, Paula, producer.
Stevens, Fisher, producer.
Psihoyos, Louie, director.
Ralph, J. (Joshua), composer.
Richman, Geoffrey, film editor.
Aitken, Brook, director of photography.
Lionsgate (Firm)
Roadside Attractions (Firm)
Participant Media.
Oceanic Preservation Society.
Diamond Docs (Firm)
Skyfish Films (Firm)
Lions Gate Home Entertainment.
Subject Dolphins -- Japan.
Dolphins -- Effect of hunting on -- Japan.
Poaching -- Japan.
Animal welfare -- Japan.
Endangered species -- Japan.
Fishes -- Mercury content -- Japan.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Standard Number 031398115700
Publisher Number 26590 Lionsgate