Taking Back Our Town (2001)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Social Problem Film  |   Release Date - Dec 10, 2001 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |  
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Based on a true story, Taking Back Our Town is a Lifetime original movie. Laura Innes plays Pat Melancon, a housewife and environmental activist. She forms a coalition to stop the chemical corporation Shintech from building a plant in her town. Already overly polluted, her township is known as "cancer alley." Fighting against the wealthy company brings Pat and her coalition all the way to the Governor. Also stars Ruby Dee and Hallee Hirsh.

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activism, crusade, governor, plant [factory], pollution