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DOLPHIN TALE 2 Directed by Charles Martin Smith. Starring Nathan Gamble, Harry Connick Jr, Ashley Judd, Kris Kristofferson, Morgan Freeman G cert, gen release, 107 min
We know what the kids are looking for. They want movies that create impeccable role models, avoid all but the mildest conflict between generations, and provide well-researched insights into the US Department of Agriculture’s regulations on the care of aquatic mammals.
Search no further. In the three years since the first Dolphin Tale – whose baffling success is confirmed by the unexpected existence of this sequel – the documentary Blackfish has done much to alter attitudes to marine parks. Fear not. Charles Martin Smith’s film could not strive harder to set minds at rest.
As you will recall, Harry Connick Jr plays the chief of a Floridian facility that seeks to treat injured marine animals and, when fins are healed, release them into the wild. Smith himself turns up as a USDA official to explain that each dolphin must, by law, have