• jeffbbz

    ★★★★½ Watched by jeffbbz 25 May, 2015

    At first I was afraid that they were going to hunt and kill whales and that it would be quite bloody and gross (although limited in that by the the lack of color of the film) but fortunately it doesn't involve that. Instead we have a very good film on all accounts. Interesting editing, filming, sound, and story, especially for 1963. Making it once again confounding that with so many excellent documentaries made 50 years ago, how so many made today are so bad. What have they been doing for 50 years!?


  • Sally Jane Black

    Watched by Sally Jane Black 13 Jun, 2014 6

    This movie was unintentionally tense for me. Somewhere in there, I became convinced their intent was to hunt and kill whales. I am not sure if I missed something or if this was just not clear at first, but I watched in horror until the very end before I was convinced this was not going to be a cetacean snuff film, an Edisonian exploitation. Thankfully, no whales die. Given that this is a film apparently cited as one of the…


  • Marc-Olivier Maheu

    ★★★★½ Added by Marc-Olivier Maheu

    Among the best documentaries i've seen.