The Last Dolphin King – Netflix

Documentary – Spain – 2023


The Documentary produced by Netflix addresses an incident of dolphin mistreatment at a dolphinarium in Mallorca in 2015, involving José Luis Barbero, an influential dolphin trainer. The incident sparked international controversy and raised questions about ethics in the animal entertainment industry. The documentary «What Happened to the Dolphin King?» explores this clash between the lucrative industry and animal rights activists, revealing the complexity of Barbero and the challenges within the sector.


Production Service:
Polar Star
Luis Ansorena Hervés, Ernest Riera
Alfredo de Juan
Jaime G. Soriano