Sea of Shadows

critic Reviews

94% Fresh Tomatometer Score94%
  • An environmental advocacy documentary with the suspense of a thriller, Sea of Shadows exposes lawlessness on the high seas -- and promotes efforts to thwart it.
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Julia SwiftMy Champlain Valley
    This international political environmental thriller will have you telling everyone to be quiet so you can see and hear every moment. After it ends you want to talk about it with everyone and convince them to watch it. Now. Go watch it now!
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    Kevin MaherTimes (UK)
    [M]ostly this is swooping cameras, rousing soundtrack score, and the fist pump of pleasure.
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    Peter BradshawGuardian
    It is heartfelt, but its periodic attempts at thriller-style bouts of excitement are redundant, and I wondered sometimes if the film-makers were sure what exactly their story was.
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    Nikki BaughanThe List
    Sea of Shadows makes clear the devastating impact of man's desire to ride roughshod over nature, and the strength and bravery of those determined to redress the balance, for the sake of us all.
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    Larushka Ivan-ZadehMetro (UK)
    An impressive film.
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    Rob AldamBackseat Mafia
    Does a great job of highlighting the corruption of the authorities and the bravery of those people who put their lives on the line to save a species and thwart a multi-million dollar industry.
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    Rich ClineShadows on the Wall
    The film paints a harrowing portrait of just what capitalism has done to the planet.
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    Dave CalhounTime Out
    This murky, compelling tale exists at the crossroads of corruption and idealism.
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    Susan GrangerSSG Syndicate
    Suspenseful documentary, chronicling an ecological crisis in the Sea of Cortez.
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    Al AlexanderThe Patriot Ledger
    Like all the best documentaries, "Sea of Shadows" makes us fume with anger. But what are we going to do about it? Ladkani defiantly leaves the next move up to us.
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