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Gabriela Cowperthwaite

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About the Film

A mesmerizing psychological thriller with a killer whale at its centre, Blackfish is the first film since Grizzly Man to show how nature can get revenge on man when pushed to its limits. Blackfish tells the story of Tilikum, a performing killer whale that killed several people while in captivity. Along the way, director-producer Gabriela Cowperthwaite compiles shocking footage and emotional interviews to explore the creature’s extraordinary nature, the species’ cruel treatment in captivity, the lives and losses of the trainers and the pressures brought to bear by the mulit-billion dollar sea-park industry. This emotionally wrenching, tautly structured story challenges us to consider our relationship to nature and reveals how little we humans have learned from these highly intelligent and enormously sentient fellow mammals.

Customer Reviews

Is there such a thing as human soul

Quite simply, obvious. Millions of people (I did once!) go to see such "shows" involving powerful animals that Sea World and others justify as "research". We're brain washed into believing the hype and comments made, our children think it's the right thing to do. This film is a real eye opener, something that needed to be made and shown. Passionate in it's story and sadly shows true human kind in it's worst form, not caring. Hopefully, like I, you will think again before venturing to such a "show".


A real opener! Please please watch this movie!

Also watch THE COVE!

Must See for any animal lover!

Hopefully this film will encourage people to do more about situation like this.
Seaworld has become too complacent with these animals, and have focused on making the show into a circus act, rather than make it educational.
Hope to see more films like this soon.

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  • £5.99
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Released: 2013

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