Crude (2009)

Genres - Business, Culture & Society, Nature  |   Sub-Genres - Environmental Science, Social Issues, Tragedies & Catastrophes  |   Release Date - Sep 9, 2009 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - Ecuador , United Kingdom , United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Jason Buchanan

The story behind the world's largest oil-related environmental lawsuit comes to the screen as award-winning documentary filmmaker Joe Berlinger (Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills, Metallica: Some Kind of Monster) investigates the facts in the case of the so-called "Amazon Chernobyl," a disaster that occurred deep in the rain forests of Ecuador.

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Amazon, Ecuador, legal-battle, native, pollution, rainforest