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GasLand (2010)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 17 January 2011 (UK)
An exploration of the fracking petroleum extraction industry and the serious environmental consequences involved.

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It is happening all across America-rural landowners wake up one day to find a lucrative offer from an energy company wanting to lease their property. Reason? The company hopes to tap into a reservoir dubbed the "Saudi Arabia of natural gas." Halliburton developed a way to get the gas out of the ground-a hydraulic drilling process called "fracking"-and suddenly America finds itself on the precipice of becoming an energy superpower. Written by Sundance Film Festival

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Opening Weekend USA:

$2,641, 19 September 2010, Limited Release

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$30,846

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$49,428
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Crockumentary
21 October 2013 | by See all my reviews

"Gasland" is loaded with misinformation about a decades-old, proved-safe technique that has been used over a million times in the USA (with virtually no adverse environmental effects).

Gasland is pure propaganda. For a comprehensive exposure of this fact, watch the documentary "FrackNation" by Phelim McAleer and Ann McElhinney.

To qualify as a "documentary" a film should at least attempt to honestly present its subject. "Gasland" does exactly the opposite. It's blatantly dishonest.

"Gasland" is a crock - a crockumentary.


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