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Dirty Energy -- On April 20th, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded off the Gulf of Mexico taking the lives of 11 workers and sank as millions of barrels of oil poured into the ocean creating one of the worst environmental disasters in history. DIRTY ENERGY tells the personal story of those directly affected by the spill and are now struggling to rebuild their lives amidst the economic devastation and long-term health risks.


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22 January 2013 (USA) See more »
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  (in credits order)
George Barisich ... Himself
Margaret Curole ... Herself
Kevin Curole ... Himself
Riki Ott ... Herself
Aaron Viles ... Himself
Dean Blanchard ... Himself
Karen Mayer Hopkins ... Herself
Kindra Arnesen ... Herself
Billy Nungesser ... Himself
John Lopez ... Himself
Betty Doud ... Herself

Directed by
Bryan D. Hopkins 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Bryan D. Hopkins  writer

Produced by
Steven Enwright .... associate producer
Richard Ghersi .... executive producer
Bryan D. Hopkins .... producer
Ryan McVay .... associate producer
Brian O'Keefe .... executive producer
Edward Stencel .... producer
Original Music by
Steve Sholtes 
Film Editing by
Nick Ferguson 
Bryan D. Hopkins 
Production Management
Bryan D. Hopkins .... production manager
Sound Department
David Fienup .... dialogue editor
David Fienup .... sound designer
David Fienup .... sound re-recording mixer
Camera and Electrical Department
Nick Ferguson .... camera operator
Bryan D. Hopkins .... camera operator
Ryan McVay .... assistant camera
Editorial Department
Nick Ferguson .... assistant editor
Other crew
LeeAnn Doherty .... researcher
David Magdael .... publicist
Ryan McVay .... researcher

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95 min


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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Don't s*** where you eat..., 25 September 2013
Author: poe426 from USA

*** This review may contain spoilers ***

One would think that, even in a psychotic society like this one, some things would be kinda obvious- like don't s*** where you eat. Not so. Such a notion requires, at the very least, a modicum of Common Sense- something to be found lacking in most Big Business decisions made in this country (thanks to the total deregulation of Big Business). From Prince William Sound to The Gulf of Mexico, Common Sense never once reared its ugly head and now we find out that there's a Dead Zone fifty miles in diameter in The Gulf. To see a pelican covered in oil desperately gulping polluted water in the hopes it'll sate its thirst is reason enough to feel outrage at what's happening to this country- but, to see those same corporations spending more money on propaganda (i.e.; advertising) than recovery efforts only serves to remind us of just how in-bred Big Business, Television and the Government really ARE in this country.

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