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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Jack Stephens (written by) and
Stephen Judson (written by)
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Release Date:
12 March 2008 (USA) See more »
Plot:
A documentary about a 15-day river-rafting trip on the Colorado River aimed at highlighting water conservation issues. | Add synopsis »
Awards:
3 wins & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Great scenery, horrible audio See more (14 total) »

Cast

 
Tara Davis ... Herself
Wade Davis
Flo Di Re ... Additional narration
Steve Fisher ... Himself
Nikki Kelly

Robert Kennedy Jr. ... Himself
Kick Kennedy ... Herself
Kristin Kuckelman ... Herself

Robert Redford ... Narrator
Dale Regan ... Himself
Tanya Shuman ... Herself
Shana Watahomigie
Anthony Yap ... Himself

Directed by
Greg MacGillivray 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Jack Stephens (written by) and
Stephen Judson (written by)

Produced by
Kathy Almon .... associate producer
Anne Marie Hammers .... line producer
Mark Krenzien .... producer
Greg MacGillivray .... producer
Shaun Macgillivray .... producer
Basil Moore .... co-executive producer (as Basil Moore-Asfouri)
Christopher N. Palmer .... executive producer (as Chris Palmer)
Chat Reynders .... executive producer
Harrison Smith .... senior producer
 
Original Music by
Stefan Lessard 
Steve Wood 
 
Cinematography by
Greg MacGillivray 
Brad Ohlund (director of photography)
Jack Tankard 
 
Film Editing by
Stephen Judson 
 
Production Management
Sandra Stokes .... production manager
 
Art Department
Phillip Clarke .... construction coordinator
Libby Woolems .... art direction
 
Sound Department
Robert Althoff .... recordist
Steve Bartkowicz .... sound re-recording engineer
Kerry Ann Carmean .... sound editor
Patrick Cusack .... foley editor
Andrew DeCristofaro .... supervising sound editor
Nerses Gezalyan .... foley mixer
Phil Lee .... sound mix technician
James Moriana .... foley artist
Nancy Nugent .... adr editor
Michael Payne .... sound effects editor
Greg Steele .... adr mixer
John C. Stuver .... supervising dialog editor
Tim Walston .... sound designer (sound effects editor)
Jeffrey Wilhoit .... foley artist
Greg Zimmerman .... adr recordist
David Abrahamsen .... sound editor (uncredited)
Rob Walker .... dialogue editor (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Rodrigo Armendariz .... digital compositor
Jenn Bastian .... coordinating producer: Sasoon Film Design
Chris Brown .... visual effects producer
Colin Feist .... compositing supervisor
Mark Freund .... visual effects supervisor: Pacific Title
Lala Ghukasyan .... rotoscope artist: stereoscopic conversion
Paul Haman .... matchmove
Polet Haruntnian .... digital effects artist
Moises Jimenez .... compositor
Jason Jue .... digital compositor
Marios Kourasis .... digital effects team: Giant Screen
Christopher Liu .... editorial and data management: Sasoon Film Design
Alan G. Markowitz .... visual effects producer
Josh Mossotti .... digital effects team: Giant Screen
Matthew Muller .... visual effects coordinator
Jeremy Nicolaides .... stereoscopic supervisor: Sassoon Film Design
John Pierce .... stereoscopic compositor
Craig Edward Rogers Jr. .... digital compositor
Craig Edward Rogers Jr. .... film recording
Tim Sassoon .... supervising producer: Sasoon Film Design
Marc Van Der Nagel .... editorial and data management: Sasoon Film Design
Chie Yoshii .... compositor
Lauren van Houten .... digital artist (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Justin Bergler .... second assistant camera: "a" camera, IMAX 3D
Jack Cruikshank .... grip
Vahagn Gharibyan .... spacecam assistant
Zach Grant .... camera production assistant
Moises Jimenez .... film recordist
Joshua Jorven .... camera loader
Doug Lavender .... assistant camera
Libby MacGillivray .... still photographer
Chris Rainer .... still photographer
Jack Tankard .... first assistant camera
Michael Thompson .... camera production assistant
Robert Walker .... first assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Liz Ferrin .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Tim Amick .... assistant editor
Todd Baillere .... post-production consultant
Matthew Muller .... post-production coordinator
German Nuñez .... negative cutting
Nancy Paweski .... negative cutting
Hugh Sandys .... assistant editor
Jason Stearns .... post-production assistant
Chris Thomas .... IMAX digital cinema colorist
Robert Walker .... associate editor
 
Other crew
Rob Ablett .... production assistant
Chip Bartlett .... distribution
Chip Bartlett .... sales and marketing
Edward Benoit .... production assistant
Alice Casbara .... sales and marketing
P.J. Connelly .... location manager
Sean Duggan .... construction coordinator
Janna Emmel .... science advisory panel (Ph.D.)
Nadine Ferdousi .... sales and marketing
Cliff Fleming .... helicopters
Peter H. Gleick .... science advisory panel (Ph.D.) (as Peter Gleick)
Bob Harman .... sales and marketing
Jeff Horst .... accounting
Sharti Hu .... production assistant
Doug Lavender .... stereographer
Jennifer Leininger .... accounting
Juliet Lopez .... river unit
Mike Lutz .... sales and marketing
Katie MacGillivray .... production assistant
Pat McBurney .... accounting
Theodore Melis .... science advisory panel (Ph.D.)
Cindy Olson .... production assistant
Tom Schaus .... helicopters
Orville Sisco .... location manager
Victoria Stokes .... accounting
Anne Tassinello .... accounting
Michael Thompson .... production assistant
Robert Ward .... science advisory panel (Ph.D.)
Susan Wilson .... production assistant
 
Thanks
Jason Sobczynski .... steam locomotive crew
 

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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Great scenery, horrible audio, 11 February 2010
Author: drystyx from United States

This should have been a great experience, even if it was a bit preachy.

However, some moron used the noise of one of the least talented people ever in the music business, Dave Matthews, for almost the entire audio. His nerve racking chalkboard on fingernails not only ruins any possible enjoyment, but distracts from whatever else is shown or said.

The visuals were working well. Most of us got this tape to see the video, and learn more about the area. True, Redford and gang made this into more of a propaganda film, but the propaganda is based on what I believe to be good Science, simply because it is Science without an agenda. No one gets rich by exposing global warming. Instead, the only corporate interests are in drowning out talk of global warming.

But this really shouldn't be about preaching politics. That is a bad format, and politics in a spectacle should be much more subtle. That said, the formula for the film probably could have been more informative than political.

The ideas were well founded, and structured in a decent way. This narrative could have been watchable, except for one thing. The grinding of Matthews and his band. It is IMPOSSIBLE for any one not on severe drugs to listen to this more than a few minutes, and we want to hear the narration. Matthews must really hate Redford to ruin his narration with this garbage.

This should be remade, with a better band. Of course there is always the chance that the narration will be equally ruined by some of the other no talent big name bands out there.

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