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The Cove

Available for

Virtual

On-demand

In-person

Available for screenings until

Dec 01, 2023

Available for screenings in

Worldwide

Brought to you by

Oceanic Preservation Society

About the film

The Cove tells the amazing true story of how an elite team of individuals, films makers and free divers embarked on a covert mission to penetrate the hidden cove in Japan, shining light on a dark and deadly secret. The shocking discoveries were only the tip of the iceberg.

Genre

Documentary

Runtime

1h 32m

Released

2009

Director

Louie Psihoyos

Producer

Paula DuPré Pesmen, Fisher Stevens, Olivia Ahnemann

Writer

Mark Monroe

Upcoming screenings

Awards & recognition

Academy Award®

2010 Best Documentary Feature

Sundance Film Festival

2009 Audience Award – U.S. Documentary

Directors Guild of America Award

2010 Outstanding Directing – Documentaries

Writers Guild of America Award

2010 Best Documentary Screenplay

Producers Guild of America Award

2010 Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures

Critics’ Choice Movie Award

2010 Best Documentary Feature

American Cinema Editors Award

2010 Best Documentary Editing

Blue Ocean Film Festival

2009 Best of Festival

Sydney Film Festival

2009 Audience Award

What people are saying

Truly harrowing pure cinema.

Justin Chang

Variety

Very powerful. Indignant and forceful.

A.O. Scott

The New York Times

A cross between 'Flipper' and 'The Bourne Identity.'

Peter Travers

Rolling Stone

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