• The End of the Line (2009)

The End of the Line

Release Date: June 19th, 2009

DVD Release Date: February 23rd, 2010

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary

Rupert Murray's acclaimed film looking at the consequences of unchecked, unregulated sea fishing across the globe. It is not a film about what might happen, it is a film about what has happened. The collapse of the cod population saw the end of 40,000 jobs, the bluefin tuna is being hunted to extinction, and it takes five kilos of anchovies to produce one fish farmed salmon.

Cast: Ted Danson

Director: Rupert Murray

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: The Fish Film, Arcane Pictures, Dartmouth Films, Calm Productions

Keywords: Fascinating , 2000s , Office , Fall ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Liam LaceyThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    The End of the Line's most topical hook is its exploration of bluefin tuna, which, as a sushi delicacy, is sometimes called the "most expensive meat on the planet." show more

  • 63
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    What's a fish-lover to do? For starters, know where your fish comes from. Don't consume endangered species. After watching this film, you may never want to eat fish again. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Documents what threatens to become an irreversible decline in aquatic populations within 40 years. show more

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