• Unrated, 1 hr. 15 min.
  • Documentary
  • Directed By:
    Mark Hall
    In Theaters:
    Aug 3, 2012 Limited
    On DVD:
    Aug 5, 2013
  • Kino-Lorber Films


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Sushi: The Global Catch Reviews

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Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine

The doc is ultimately a dry endeavor that feels closer in spirit to an Afterschool Special than a full-blooded movie.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 1.5/4

July 31, 2012
Brett Michel
Boston Phoenix

In trying to cover all these topics, Hall casts too wide a net.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix | Original Score: 2/4

August 23, 2012
Scott Tobias
AV Club
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Just providing information, like a list of helpful websites and apps in the closing credits, isn't enough.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: C

August 2, 2012
Joel Arnold
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The Global Catch may be one-sided in its argument, but it's a persuasive one -- and the next time you eat sushi, you may think twice about ordering bluefin.

Full Review Source: NPR

August 2, 2012
Mike Sula
Chicago Reader
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Unlike the recent Jiro Dreams of Sushi, it doesn't inspire conflicting feelings of guilt and hunger -- it's nearly devoid of fish fetishism.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

November 16, 2012
Michael Nordine
Village Voice
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[Its] kaleidoscopic meticulousness proves comprehensive without ever feeling tedious, an especially impressive feat considering how quickly it becomes message-oriented.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

July 31, 2012
Rachel Saltz
New York Times
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The film's arguments about sustainability are convincing and hard to shake. And, the movie suggests, you - the sushi eater - can help: Crave it and enjoy it, but eat sushi responsibly.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

August 2, 2012
John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter
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It isn't all bad news in a doc suggesting sustainability and culinary pleasure aren't mutually exclusive.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

August 3, 2012
Harvey S. Karten

A look at the worldwide sushi industry with emphasis on how overfishing of Bluefish tuna could wipe out the species in five years.

Full Review Source: Compuserve | Original Score: B

July 19, 2012
Doris Toumarkine
Film Journal International

Engaging, informative and mercifully non-frantic documentary about the exploding global appetite for sushi and how such popularity threatens coveted blue fin tuna and the ocean's ecosystem.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

August 2, 2012
Joel Arnold
January 22, 2013
John Anderson
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January 22, 2013
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