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2009 Documentary focusing on the capture and hunt of dolphines in Taiiji, Japan

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A Quick Tip by lyssachttr

  • Feb 5, 2010
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Effectively alarming - a must see! I'm so glad I'm aware of this now and can help to stop the atrocities. being committed in Taiji
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review by . December 28, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
**** out of ****      Richard O'Barry proposes the possibility that perhaps Dolphins are misleading creatures. In "The Cove", O'Barry even says that while Dolphins always appear to be smiling, on the inside they are constantly crying out for help. Maybe Dolphins do not know how to show emotions as we are. For example, if we woke up in a pool full of our own feces, we would yell for help. Dolphins can't do anything about it. And if they can't take it …
review by . August 14, 2009
Let's get something straight.  I am not the knee-jerk reaction, activist type.  This movie made its case and I plan to write my first "activist" letter.      Most of the dolphins that you see at Seaworld and "swim with dolphin" types of venues are captured in the wild near the Japanese village of Taiiji.  This is a multi-billion dollar industry and when there are large amounts of money involved, bad things can happen.  One man has been …
Quick Tip by . March 17, 2010
posted in Green Living
Your love for Flipper killed the many dolphins out there because that's a billion $ industry. Unbelievable?!
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 The Cove is a 2009 documentary film documenting the annual killing of more than 2,500 dolphins in a cove at Taiji, Wakayama in Japan.

The film was directed by former National Geographic photographer Louis Psihoyos, and was filmed secretly during 2007 using underwater microphones and high-definition cameras disguised as rocks.

It won the U.S. Audience Award at the 25th annual Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, United States in January 2009. It was selected as one of 16 finalists from 879 submissions in the category.

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