SAVING LUNA is an award-winning documentary produced by Mountainside Films, and directed by Michael Parfit and Suzanne Chisholm. It tells the true story of a lone baby orca named Luna, who was separated from his family and tried to befriend people on the west coast of Vancouver Island.
Narrated by Michael Parfit, SAVING LUNA won 25 awards from around the world. The film was released theatrically in Canada in 2009 and was broadcast in Canada and in over 40 other countries. We then produced a different version of the film, called THE WHALE, which was narrated by Ryan Reynolds, and released theatrically in the US and Canada in 2011. THE WHALE was named Critic's Pick by both the New York Times and the Washington Post, and went on to win awards and play in film festivals around the world. Starting December 4, 2012, both SAVING LUNA and THE WHALE will be available on DVD and Blu-ray for shipping worldwide. Click here to order!