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Title A crude awakening [videorecording] : the oil crash / written, produced and directed by Basil Gelpke & Ray McCormack ; produced by Lava Productions AG, Switzerland.

Imprint [New York, N.Y.] : Docurama : Distributed in the U.S. by New Video Group, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    622.3382 CRU    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    622.3382 CRU    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    327.47 gol    
Description 1 videodisc (83 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally produced as a documentary film in 2006.
Special features (93 min.): "Petrostates" bonus chapter (4 min.); theatrical trailer (2 min.); additional interviews with Colin Campbell (20 min.), Matthew Simmons (25 min.), Fadhil Chalabi (24 min.), David L. Goodstein (18 min.).
Contents Precious and non-renewable -- We use it for everything! -- From boom to bust -- A magnet for war -- The numbers don't add up -- Peaking out -- An insatiable demand -- The end of the American Dream -- Technology to the rescue? -- Life after the peak.
Credits Director of photography, Frank Messmer ; editor, Georgia Wyss ; music, Daniel Schnyder... [et al.].
Summary A documentary film that "debunk[s] the conventional wisdom that oil production will continue to climb, and instead stare[s] bleakly at a planet facing economic meltdown and conflict over its most valuable resource" -- Container.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound.
Subject Petroleum industry and trade -- Forecasting.
Petroleum reserves -- Forecasting.
Petroleum conservation.
Energy policy.
Genre/Form Documentary films
Added Author Gelpke, Basil, 1962-
McCormack, Ray.
Schnyder, Daniel, 1961-
Campbell, C. J. (Colin John), 1931-
Simmons, Matthew R.
Al-Chalabi, Fadhil J., 1929-
Goodstein, David L., 1939-
Lava Productions AG.
Added Title Oil crash
ISBN 076709851X
Standard No. 767685992036
Music No. NVG-9920 Docurama

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