Crude: The Real Price of Oil

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Release Date: October 9, 2009 (limited)

On DVD/VOD: February 16, 2010

1h 40m | Documentary


One of the largest and most controversial legal cases on the planet. An inside look at the infamous $27 billion "Amazon Chernobyl" case, CRUDE is a real-life high stakes legal drama set against a backdrop of the environmental movement, global politics, celebrity activism, human rights advocacy, the media, multinational corporate power, and rapidly-disappearing indigenous cultures. Presenting a complex situation from multiple viewpoints, the film subverts the conventions of advocacy filmmaking as it examines a complicated situation from all angles while bringing an important story of environmental peril and human suffering into focus.

Director: Joe Berlinger
Studio: First Run Features
Official Site: http://www.crudethemovie.com


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