Marion Cotillard Declares Heartbreak At Filming Sea Animals In Captivity

Oscar-winning actress Marion Cotillard has admitted that she felt sickened to watch movie makers film sea animals in captivity for her new movie Rust & Bone.

Marion explained to C magazine that witnessing sea animals such as whales and dolphins kept in small enclosures in captivity at the sea-life centre in Maryland, was heartbreaking.

After the filming experience Marion has declared that she will never visit neither another sea-life centre nor Sea World, as she explained: “I’d rather see whales I their own environment and not in a swimming pool. I will never go back to a Sea World. I really feel uncomfortable in these places, where animals are kept in captivity, so when I got there, I was really anxious, but then I had to do the job.”

Marion, who is an avid Greenpeace activist, admitted that whilst she does respect staff that work with the animals at such sea-life centre’s, she will never fully be able to understand their job.

Meanwhile, animal right’s campaigners have heavily criticized the movie Rust & Bone for promoting the use of dolphins and whales in captivity, with many activists persuading members of the public to boycott the film in cinemas across the world.

Article By Victoria Beckett

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