CreatorLionsgate ; Roadside Attractions ; Participant Media ; Oceanic Preservation Society presents a Jim Clark production in association with Diamond Docs and Skyfish Films ; written by Mark Monroe ; executive producer, Jim Clark ; producers, Paula Dupré Pesmen, Fisher Stevens ; directed by Louie Psihoyos
Widescreen. Santa Monica, Calif. : Lions Gate Entertainment, 
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in
Starring Richard O'Barry, Joe Chisholm, Mandy-Rae Cruikshank, Charles Hambleton, Simon Hutchins
Music by J. Ralph ; music supervisor, Liz Gallacher ; co-producer, Olivia Ahnemann ; edited by Geoffrey Richman ; director of expeditions, Simon Hutchins ; associate producer, Charles Hambleton ; cinematography, Brook Aitken
In a sleepy lagoon off the coast of Japan is a highly guarded secret. During the night, Taiji fishermen engage in an unseen hunt for thousands of dolphins. The work is so horrifying, the fishermen will stop at nothing to keep it hidden from the outside world. When a team of elite activists, filmmakers, and free-divers embark on a secret mission to penetrate their cover, the shocking discoveries they find there are just the tip of the iceberg. Includes commentary, deleted scenes, and more.
Special features: Optional audio feature commentary with director Louie Psihoyos and producer Fisher Stevens ; Special OPS cameras: Nest cam -- Thermal cam -- Rock cams -- Helicopter cam -- Blood cam ; Freediving (ca. 5 min.) ; The cove : Mercury rising (ca. 19 min.) ; deleted scenes (ca. 10 min.) ; original theatrical trailer
Tip of the iceberg -- Activist -- Classic dive -- IWC [International Whaling Commission] -- The team -- Same traits -- Dolphin food -- Reconnaissance -- Talk to each other -- Whaling business -- Full orchestra -- Stop them
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