The Cove

The Cove


Winner of the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, The Cove follows a high-tech dive team on a mission to discover the truth about the international dolphin capture trade as practiced in Taiji, Japan. Utilizing state-of-the-art techniques, including hidden microphones and cameras in fake rocks, the team uncovers how this small seaside village serves as a horrifying microcosm of massive ecological crimes happening worldwide.


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Genre:     Documentary
Distributor:     Roadside Attractions
Director:     Louie Psihoyos
Writer:     Mark Monroe
Producer:     Fisher Stevens
Co-Producers:     Olivia Ahnemann
Executive Producers:     Jim Clark
Cast:     Ric O’Barry, Louie Psihoyos
Awards & Nominations:     Academy Award® winner for Best Documentary Feature