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Sea of Shadows (2019)

The vaquita, the world's smallest whale, is near extinction as its habitat is destroyed by Mexican cartels and Chinese mafia, who harvest the swim bladder of the totoaba fish, the "cocaine ... See full summary »

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Richard Ladkani, Sean Bogle (co-director) | 1 more credit »
4 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Romel Eduardo Ledezma Abaroa Romel Eduardo Ledezma Abaroa ... Himself
Rafael Pacchiano Alamán Rafael Pacchiano Alamán ... Himself
Hector Capetillo Hector Capetillo ... Himself
Andrea Crosta Andrea Crosta ... Himself
Marc Davis Marc Davis ... Himself
Carlos Loret de Mola Carlos Loret de Mola ... Himself
Jack Hutton Jack Hutton ... Himself
Jacqueline Le Duc Jacqueline Le Duc ... Herself
Lorenzo Rojas-Bracho Lorenzo Rojas-Bracho ... Himself
José Eduardo Calzada Rovirosa José Eduardo Calzada Rovirosa ... Himself
Cynthia Smith ... Herself
Ana Lucía Hernández Sánchez Ana Lucía Hernández Sánchez ... Herself
Alan Valverde Alan Valverde ... Himself
Javier Valverde Javier Valverde ... Himself
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Storyline

The vaquita, the world's smallest whale, is near extinction as its habitat is destroyed by Mexican cartels and Chinese mafia, who harvest the swim bladder of the totoaba fish, the "cocaine of the sea." Environmental activists, Mexican navy and undercover investigators are fighting back against this illegal multi-million-dollar business. Written by Production

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Taglines:

The Cartels, The Black Market and the Fight to Save a Species.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic material, language and some violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

Austria

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

12 July 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mar de Sombras See more »

Filming Locations:

Sea of Cortez, Mexico

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Totally engrossing!
1 September 2019 | by gparobSee all my reviews

An excellent documentary about efforts to save a REALLY endangered species from poachers off the coast of Mexico. It follows investigators, a TV journalist, the Mexican Military; the story is well edited, and fascinating.


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