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Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite

IMDB: Notorious killer whale Tilikum is responsible for the deaths of three individuals, including a top killer whale trainer. Blackfish shows the sometimes devastating consequences of keeping such intelligent and sentient creatures in captivity.

BBC synopsis: Documentary which unravels the story of notorious performing whale Tilikum, who - unlike any orca in the wild - has taken the lives of several people while in captivity.

Rotten Tomates: Blackfish is an aggressive, impassioned documentary that will change the way you look at performance killer whales.

Released: 18 Oct 2013 First broadcast: 21 Nov 2013

IMDB: 8.1
Rotten Tomates: 98%
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