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Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk (2008)

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A documentary about a 15-day river-rafting trip on the Colorado River aimed at highlighting water conservation issues.

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Mostly a waste of time and money
6 July 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Save for some very nice white water rafting shots, this movie was a ripoff. Three different narrators preaching in pious and ominous tones saying things that weren't even self-consistent.

I went to this movie because I am going to the Grand Canyon next week and wanted to learn more about the park, the flora, fauna, the river, the geology, the anthropology, etc.. Instead, I got a 50 minutes sermon about nonsense like shower head flow restrictors. There was one convservation point that made sense: those using the water for agriculture should pay a reasonable amount for the water which will justify much more efficient irrigation methods.

I, as some other reviewers have noted, found the changing narrators confusing also.


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