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Cast

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Sarah White ... Sun Green
Eric Johnson ... Jed Green / Devil
Ben Keith ... Grandpa Green
Erik Markegard ... Earth Brown
Elizabeth Keith ... Grandma Green
Pegi Young ... Edith Green
James Mazzeo ... Earl Green
Paul Supplee ... Officer Carmichael
Sydney Stephan ... Widow
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Adam Donkin ... Imitator (as Echobrain)
Dylan Donkin ... Imitator (as Echobrain)
Brian Sagrafena ... Imitator (as Echobrain)

Neil Young ... Wayne Newton (as Bernard Shakey)
John Ashcroft ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Osama bin Laden ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Tom Ridge ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Directed by
Neil Young  (as Bernard Shakey)
 
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Produced by
Marcy Gensic .... associate producer
L.A. Johnson .... producer
Elliot Rabinowitz .... executive producer
Neil Young .... producer
 
Original Music by
Neil Young 
 
Cinematography by
Neil Young (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Toshi Onuki 
 
Production Design by
Gary Burden 
Jenice Heo 
Eric Johnson 
James Mazzeo 
 
Sound Department
John Hausmann .... sound
Will Mitchell .... ambient sound
Will Mitchell .... location sound
Will Mitchell .... sound recording engineer
Tim Mulligan .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Benjamin Johnson .... assistant camera
Jarid S. Johnson .... aerial cinematographer
Jarid S. Johnson .... gaffer
Jarid S. Johnson .... still photographer
 
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Mickey Cottrell .... publicist (uncredited)
 

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13 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
A complex, subversive message, 27 July 2004
Author: Haflinger from Ottawa

It's a strange movie, but I would heartily recommend it to people who either like or love Neil Young and are interested in experimental cinema. The story is thin (but there is one), yes, but it's definitely a mind-affecting experience.

The thing I took away from it most (apart from the obvious ecological message, but that's always been a theme of Young's) was the stylistic choice to film most of the scenes in extra-grainy Super 8, but to insert these highly-produced segments from (fictional) TV news stations and the like. It's a simple message, but a good one: Young's trying to tell us that the world we see on TV, even the allegedly real world of news, isn't real, and that we trust it at our peril. The real world is shaky, and blurry, and hard to make out sometimes. Anything that looks slick, and easy to understand, is probably fake.

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