Keswick Film Club - The Cove

Friday 26th February 9:45 PM

The Cove 

Director: Louie Psihoyos Country: USA
Cert: 12A Year: 2009 Length: 92 mins
The Cove

Audience Reaction

Score: 63.89% Attendance: 18

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Synopsis

Richard O'Barry is a kind of gamekeeper turned poacher. In his youth he caught and trained dolphins for the Flipper television series. Ever since he's been trying to make amends. Here Psihoyos assembles a crew to follow O'Barry to a remote cove in Japan where dolphins are trapped and killed for meat on an industrial scale.

Thanks to Vertigo

Critics

open_quote This is a first-rate heist movie in which the good guys are the gang and the bad guys the supposed honest citizens upholding law and order. close_quote Philip French, The Observer


open_quote Documentary filmmaking at its most exciting and purposeful. close_quote Peter Travers, Rolling Stone


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