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Revenge of the Electric Car presents the recent resurgence of electric vehicles as seen through the eyes of four pioneers of the EV revolution. Director Chris Paine (Who Killed the Electric Car? 2006) has had unprecedented access to the electric car research and development programs at General Motors, Nissan, and Tesla Motors, while also following a part time electric car converter who refuses to wait for the international car makers to create the electric cars the public demands. As more models of electric cars than ever before start to arrive in showrooms and driveways across the world, Chris Paine's film offers an inspiring, entertaining and definitive account of this revolutionary moment in human transportation. Revenge of the Electric Car follows these auto makers as they race each other to create the first, best, and most publicly accepted electric cars for the new car market. Written by
Funny how documentaries often get dissed about their subject matter. You don't have to like electric cars to watch a documentary about electric cars. Many documentaries seem to be crudely shot. The video and audio quality of the film rivals that of some major motion picture studios. As a film, I think this is a wonderful work of art. As for the subject matter and the way the film presents it, I like how the film focuses on 4 very different yet very charismatic characters. The film doesn't bore the viewer with stats and boring talking heads (which often happens in documentaries). It does a good job of getting out of the way and letting the characters shine. Along the way, the viewer learns a thing or two about electric cars. Seems like a clever way to raise awareness about a subject matter that I personally find interesting. As for the subject matter, we went from black and white televisions to color; from 8-tracks to cassettes to mini-discs to CD's to mp3s. There is no denying that going from internal combustion to electric is a better technology on so many fronts: scientific, technological, geo-political, environmental, etc. Hopefully this film convinces people to at least have an open mind. There are worse ways to spend a night than being informed and entertained. I loved it.
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