The End of the Line

The world without fish


The End of the Line
This award-winning documentary takes a look at the precarious state of the world's fish stocks. Modern trawling practices are so efficient that mankind has overfished the oceans, and we are facing a complete collapse of ocean fish within a few decades. This film examines the issues and looks for solutions.

85 minutes.
Parental Guidance.
Animals, Documentary, On the art circuit

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As scarce as fish teeth.
As scarce as fish teeth.

Credits

Cast
Narrated by Ted Danson, with lots of fish, many dead.
Director
Rupert Murray
ScreenplayRupert Murray, based on the book by Charles Glover
MusicSrdjan Kurpjel, Marios takoushis
EditingClaire Ferguson
Sound formats
Made in2009
Produced byArcane Pictures, Calm Productions, Darmouth Films, The Fish Film

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDocumentary
LanguageNone
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceFish getting killed.
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsNone
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith quote iconWell paced, informative documentary
15
Die Burger
Paul Boekkooi quote icon'n Kragtige en vurige dokumentêre fliek
10
Cape Times
Kenneth Turan quote iconHow we're menacing the nautical Eden
15
Box Office
Matthew Nestel quote iconAn overworked structure hurts this grass roots doc
8
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
15
eye Weekly
Adam Nayman quote iconThe End of the Line comes off as one-sided, although no more so than most eco-apocalypse docs.
10
Metacritic.com
10 critics
14
Rottentomatoes critics
45 critics
13
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconA thought-provoking and insightful documentary about the dangers of commercial fishing.
16

What the People say

Internet
248 Netizens quote iconThe last cod (and tuna, shark, eel...)
14

Average .. 65%

13

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