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Fields of Fuel (2008)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 21 January 2008 (USA)
America is addicted to oil and it is time for an intervention. Enter Josh Tickell, a man with a plan and a Veggie Van, who is taking on big oil, big government, and big soy to find solutions in places few people have looked.

Director:

Joshua Tickell (as Josh Tickell)

Writer:

Johnny O'Hara
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1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Laurie Lennard ... Herself - Stopglobalwarming.org (as Laurie David)
Larry David ... Himself - Actor / Comedian / Environmentalist
Larry Hagman ... Himself - Actor / Renewable Energy Advocate
Woody Harrelson ... Himself - Actor / Environmentalist
Jack Johnson ... Himself - Musician / Environmentalist
Willie Nelson ... Himself - Musician / Farm Aid Co-Founder
Julia Roberts ... Herself - Actress / Spokesperson & Chairwoman of School Bus America
Neil Young ... Himself - Musician / Farm Aid Co-Founder
Richard Branson ... Himself - Founder of Virgin (as Sir Richard Branson)
Gal Luft Gal Luft ... Himself - Executive Director of Institute for the Analysis of Global Security (as Dr. Gal Luft)
Colin Campbell Colin Campbell ... Himself - Oil Geologist / Author (as Dr. Colin Campbell)
Herman Franssen Herman Franssen ... Himself - President of International Energy Associates (as Dr. Hermann Frassen)
Matthew Simmons Matthew Simmons ... Himself - Former Advisor to President Bush
Bill Shepard Bill Shepard ... Himself - Author / Professor of Electrical Engineering & Renewal Energy (as Dr. Bill Shepard)
Roger Ballentine Roger Ballentine ... Himself - Former Energy Advisor to President Clinton
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Storyline

The film tells the story of biodiesel, an alternative fuel for diesel engines. Made from vegetable oil, it is non-toxic, has low carbon dioxide emissions and can ultimately replace all liquid fuels used in the United States, thus freeing America's dependence on oil needed for gasoline. Written by Arthur Hausner

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Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 January 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fuel See more »

Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (European Film Market)

Color:

Color
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Soundtracks

Praise My 3 A's
(2004)
Written by Freeworm
Performed by Freeworm
Courtesy of Freeworm
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I'm absolutely sold
16 April 2008 | by kenmoraSee all my reviews

This was the only film to inspire a standing ovation, to a packed screening, at the 2008 Beverly Hills International Film Festival.

As a Hybrid owner I'm amazed that more manufacturers don't make alternative fuel cars. When this film illustrated the argument for Soy, Cane, and Algea based diesels fuels I determined right then and there my family's next car would run on bio-diesel.

The film is funny, entertaining, very informative, and while it shows the dark side of how we got to our present state of petroleum dependence, it doesn't wallow in the negative, but instead cheers us on to seek fuel alternative that are already here, right now.

For instance, I had no idea that any diesel engine could run on bio-diesel without any adaptation! Also, the amazing advances in Algea based bio-fuels can also produce plastics with a fraction of the environmental impact.

If you see no other environmental documentary, you must see this one! I doesn't lament, it shows us the way.


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