Sharkwater Poster

Release Date: September 28th, 2007

DVD Release Date: April 8th, 2008

PG|1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary
Arguing that sharks are misunderstood as dangerous creatures, biologist Rob Stewart travels to the Galapagos Islands, Costa Rica and other places where the animals can be found. Underwater, he feeds sharks to demonstrate their fundamentally nonviolent nature. With 90 percent of the shark population destroyed by indiscriminate hunting, Stewart joins forces with conservationist Paul Watson to fight poachers who illegally kill the animals for their fins and sell the meat to the Taiwanese Mafia.

Director: Rob Stewart

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Sharkwater Productions

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Stewart's documentary is seldom less than compelling in its quest to raise international awareness about a situation that is threatening to put sharks on the endangered list. show more

  • Probably ranks as one of the most frightening shark movies ever---but sharks are the victims. show more

  • Undersea photographer Rob Stewart, who directed, wrote, narrated, stars in, and helped shoot Sharkwater, really, really loves sharks. He also fears for their future on the planet. His lively documentary makes you see why, on both counts. show more

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