Documentary that departs from the traditional mode of aloof observation and tries to jazz up its subject with drama.
American nature documentaries often fall into docudramatization, giving human names, feelings and motovations to animals. Michael More's films are another classic example, using emotive techniques to make his point.
I saw a trashy american docudrama on TV last night. They actualy used the line: "Tilly (a parrotfish) fearlessly attacks the hardened sea anenome, bravly ignoring the poisonous barbs searing her flesh!"