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1,614 Ratings

The Cove

Directed by Louie Psihoyos
United States, 2009


Using state-of-the-art equipment, a group of activists, led by renowned dolphin trainer Ric O’Barry, infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose both a shocking instance of animal abuse and a serious threat to human health.

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The Cove Directed by Louie Psihoyos

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2010 | Winner: Best Documentary, Features

Sundance Film Festival

2009 | Winner: Documentary (Audience Award)

Village Voice Film Poll

2009 | Nominee: Best Documentary Feature Film

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2009 | 3rd place: Best Documentary

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