End of the Line, The

...as beautiful as it is damning.
-Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times
Following on the heels of effective docs like Food, Inc. and Waterlife, the well-photographed, wide-travelling End of the Line makes a convincing case for consumer self-education.
-Ken Eisner, Georgia Straight
Spells out the problem in clear, urgent, prosaic terms.
-Owen Glieberman, Entertainment Weekly

Synopsis

Scientists predict that if we continue fishing as we are now, we will see the end of most seafood by 2048. In The End of the Line, we see firsthand the effects of our global love affair with fish as food. The film examines the imminent extinction of bluefin tuna brought on by increasing western demand for sushi, the impact on marine life resulting in huge overpopulation of jellyfish, and the profound implications of a future world with no fish...

Theatrical Release Date

Friday, July 17, 2009
Original Languages: English
Genre: Documentary
Running Time: 90 min.
Year: 2009

CREDITS

DIRECTED BY
Rupert Murray

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