The Oscar win for documentary “The Cove” is not getting much applause in Taiji, the port city in western Japan where Louie Psihoyos and his crew secretly filmed the annual dolphin slaughter.
“This film has mistakes of fact,” mayor Kazutaka Sangen told local press. “I’m surprised that it won the award even though its content is not truthful.”
Tokyo-based Medallion Media will release the doc in Japan this summer.
Read the rest of the story: Japanese politicians pan Oscar winner
At the Awards
“The Cove” Trailer