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A documentary on the areas affected by Hurricane Katrina. | Add synopsis »
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Bear Badeaux ... Himself
Tab Benoit ... Himself
Peggy Burgard ... Bayou Cruise Passenger
Chubby Carrier ... Himself
Cynthia LeBlanc ... Bayou Cruise Passenger
Elton LeBlanc ... Bayou Cruise Passenger

Armando Leduc ... Bayou Cruise Passenger
Jessica Luebe ... Bayou Cruise Passenger (as Jessica Dwyer)

Wayne Douglas Morgan ... Bayou Cruise Passenger
Amanda Shaw ... Herself

Meryl Streep ... Narrator

Allen Toussaint ... Himself
Marva Wright ... Herself
Mathilde Semmes ... Dancing Girl (uncredited)

Directed by
Greg MacGillivray 
Glen Pitre (co-director)
Writing credits
Glen Pitre (written by)

Produced by
Karyn Bewley .... executive producer
Steve Dorand .... executive producer
Anne Marie Hammers .... line producer
Glen Pitre .... line producer
Harrison Smith .... executive producer
Original Music by
Steve Wood 
Cinematography by
Brad Ohlund 
Film Editing by
Neguine Sanani 
Casting by
Lorna Gianelloni 
Production Management
Sandra Stokes .... production manager
Art Department
Glenda Blanchard .... art department coordinator
Phillip Clarke .... assistant art director
Sound Department
David Baldwin .... sound designer
Andrew DeCristofaro .... supervising sound editor
Marshall Garlington .... sound re-recording mixer
Bradley C. Katona .... sound effects editor
Michael Payne .... sound effects editor
Martin Schloemer .... sound recordist
Ken Teaney .... sound re-recording mixer
David Abrahamsen .... sound editor (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Johnathan R. Banta .... digital supervisor: Sassoon Film Design
Barry Berman .... digital effects artist
Scott Boyett .... data management: Sassoon Film Design
Andrea Caretta .... lighting & compositing
Scott Crafford .... digital special effects: DKP
Colin Feist .... pre-visualization artist
Patricia Keighley .... resource management: DKP
Scott Kilburn .... senior digital artist: Sassoon Film Design
Alan G. Markowitz .... visual effects producer
Josh Mossotti .... 3d cg and digital compositing team
Josh Mossotti .... lead effects artist
Matthew Muller .... visual effects coordinator
Lee Nelson .... 3d cg and digital compositing team
Daniel Rapo .... digital special effects: DKP
Craig Edward Rogers Jr. .... digital compositor
Craig Edward Rogers Jr. .... digital special effects: DKP
Craig Edward Rogers Jr. .... film recording
Casey Schatz .... previsualization artist
Matt Seckman .... 3d cg and digital compositing team
Chie Yoshii .... digital artist: Sassoon Film Design
Camera and Electrical Department
Phil Beard .... grip
Danny Bourque .... assistant camera
Danny Bourque .... still photographer
Buddy Carr .... grip
Bob Cranston .... underwater camera assistant
Donald Daigle .... grip
Jeremy Guarisco .... assistant camera
Gerard Martin .... assistant camera
Seamus McAcy .... grip
Ryan Melancon .... assistant camera
Ralph Mendoza .... spacecam technician
Michael O'Donnell .... rigger
Philip Rothwell .... spacecam technician
Jack Tankard .... additional aerial photography
Jack Tankard .... cinematographer
Robert Walker .... first assistant camera
Charles Wiggin .... grip
Louis Zlotowicz .... assistant camera
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ryan Kraemer .... on-set dresser
Editorial Department
Tim Amick .... assistant editor
Todd Baillere .... post-production consultant
Kana Goto .... assistant editor
Jeffrey L. Jamison .... assistant editor
Matthew Muller .... post-production coordinator
German Nuñez .... negative cutter
Nancy Paweski .... negative cutter
Robert Walker .... associate editor
Other crew
Kathy Almon .... production manager
Marge Barker .... production assistant
Chip Bartlett .... distribution
Tim Cahill .... creative consultant
Alice Casbara .... distribution
Patty Collins .... production assistant
Nathan DeHart .... construction coordinator (as Nathan Dehart Jr.)
Nadine Ferdousi .... distribution
Jeremy Guarisco .... production assistant
Bob Harman .... distribution
Stephen Judson .... creative consultant
Mike Leonard .... location manager
Mike Lutz .... distribution
Barbara MacGillivray .... creative consultant
Shaun Macgillivray .... creative consultant
Shaun Macgillivray .... production assistant
Brooke Nance .... distribution
Ken Richards .... distribution
Lori Rick .... public relations
Samantha Spaeth .... production assistant
Jack Stephens .... creative consultant
Harold Sylvester .... creative consultant
Susan Wilson .... production assistant

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9 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Louisiana, 14 April 2007
Author: phillipstephenso from United States

This was an interesting IMAX movie that showed the effects of channelization and erosion on the Mississippi River Delta in Louisiana. It also describes the effects of Hurricane Katrina on the ecosystem and the people of Louisiana. I don't think the film made the best use of the IMAX format, as in previous films. But, it was interesting to see Louisiana, its flora, fauna, Cajuns, and other residents of the country, as they try to survive a hurricane, despite the loss of much of the wetlands that softened previous hurricanes and storm surges associated with the massive amounts of wind and rain accompanying such storms.

The damage done to some of the infrastructure of Louisiana has to be seen to be believed, and this film does good service of showing houses crumbling under fallen trees, utility poles pushed to the ground, a vehicle crushed by a house lifted and moved on top of the vehicle, and fishing boats pushed on top of a major highway. The city of New Orleans is shown with water covering most of their streets and the bottom floors of houses, with the only escape route for many residents being by boat.

But, New Orleans is shown to be very resilient and determined to build itself back even better than before. And, the actors and actresses in this film are all very talented musicians, for the most part. So, the film is full of music, including zydeco, blues, and other local songs. All in all, this proves to be a pleasant way to spend an hour or two, despite the unpleasant damage done by the storm.

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