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Published on Jul 19, 2009
The Cove (film) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search The Cove Canadian free-diving world champion Mandy-Rae Cruikshank swimming with dolphins Directed by Louie Psihoyos Produced by Fisher Stevens, Paula DuPre Pesmen Written by Mark Monroe Music by J. Ralph Editing by Geoffrey Richman Release date(s) July 31, 2009 Running time 90 minutes Country United States 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.  See also * Dolphin drive hunting  References 1. ^ a b The Japan Times: "Dolphin slaughter film a hit at Sundance" (27 January 2009). Retrieved on 27 January 2009.  External links * Official movie website * The Cove at the Internet Movie Database * Film review by Justin Lowe This documentary film-related article is a stub. You can help by expanding it. Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Cove...)" Categories: American films | Documentary film stubs | 2009 films | 2000s documentary films | Documentaries about environmental issues