"An effective and pessimistic fable on the inadequacy of man and the sufficiency of the beasts." -- Sight and Sound
A nostalgic favorite of those who grew up in the '70's, The Day of the Dolphin stars George C. Scott as a scientist who trains dolphins to speak, only to find them enmeshed in a government assassination plot. The successful directing and writing duo of Mike Nichols and Buck Henry (The Graduate, Catch-22) team-up again to adapt this adventure fantasy from the popular novel by Roger Merle. Featuring an Academy AwardÂ®-nominated score by Georges Delerue (Day for Night, Contempt, The Day of the Dolphin is presented in a new 16x9 transfer and with a Dolby Digital soundtrack, and is perfect for family viewing.