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Title Crude [videorecording] / a Red Envelope Entertainment presentation of an Entendre Films production ; in association with and Third Eye Motion Picture Company ; directed and produced by Joe Berlinger ; producer and 2nd unit director, Michael Bonfiglio ; produced by J.R. DeLeon, Richard Stratton.

Imprint New York : First Run Features, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Library Connection DVD    338.2728 CRU    Available
Description 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a documentary film in 2009; copyright held by Crude Productions.
Bonus features: Deleted scenes ; Song of the Cofán ; 2009 Sundance Film Festival world premiere ; Sundance Channel "My Premiere" ; Ecuador premiere ; Press junket with Joe Berlinger and Trudie Styler ; Photo gallery ; Supporting organizations ; Theatrical trailer.
Contents Song of the Cofán -- Heroes or con men? -- Opening arguments -- Worlds apart -- People shouldn't be living here -- Pablo's long haul -- Not fit for humans -- Don't blame us -- Showdown in Quito -- Laws and contracts -- Pablo's shushufindi -- A new dawn? -- Winning hearts and minds -- A sympathetic president -- Clean-up or cover-up? -- London calling -- Trudie's pledge -- An independent opinion -- Maria and Silvia's journey -- Sending out an S.O.S. -- The fight continues.
Credits Director of photography, Juan Diego Pérez ; editor, Alyse Ardell Spiegel ; original music by Wendy Blackstone.
Summary "[T]ells the epic story of one of the largest and most controversial legal cases on the planet: the infamous $27 billion 'Amazon Chernobyl' lawsuit pitting 30,000 rainforest dwellers in Ecuador against the U.S. oil giant Chevron." -- Container.
Audience MPAA rating : Not rated.
System Details DVD, NTSC.
Language In English, Spanish, A'ingae & Secoya dialog with English subtitles ; optional Spanish subtitles for main feature.
Awards Winner, WWF Award for Best Documentary Film, 2009 Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival ; Winner, Environmental Film Award, 2009 Santa Cruz Film Festival ; Winner, Jury Award, Best Documentary Film, 2009 Mexico International Film Festival ; Winner, Grand Jury Prize, Best Documentary, 2009 Boston Independent Film Festival ; Winner, Programmer's Choice Award, Best Editing, 2009 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival
Subject Chevron Corporation -- Trials, litigation, etc.
ChevronTexaco (Firm) -- Trials, litigation, etc.
PETROECUADOR (Organization) -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Class actions (Civil procedure) -- Ecuador.
Class actions (Civil procedure) -- United States
Oil spills -- Environmental aspects -- Amazon River Region.
Petroleum industry and trade -- Amazon River Region.
Petroleum industry and trade -- Environmental aspects -- Amazon River Region.
Actions and defenses -- Ecuador.
Indians of South America -- Ecuador
Indians of South America -- Ecuador -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Cofán Indians -- Ecuador.
Derrames petroliferos -- Aspectos ambientales -- América del Sur.
Petróleo -- Industria y comercio -- América del Sur.
Genre/Form Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Added Author Berlinger, Joe
Bonfiglio, Michael.
Third Eye Motion Picture Company
First-Run Features (Firm)
Standard No. 720229913997
Music No. FRF 9143997D First Run Features

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