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Haynesville: A Nation's Hunt for an Energy Future (2009)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 5 November 2009 (UK)
"Haynesville: A Nation's Hunt for an Energy Future" takes place in the Louisiana backwoods, and follows the momentous discovery of the largest natural gas field in the United States (and ... See full summary »

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Gregory Kallenberg
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Kassi Fitzgerald Kassi Fitzgerald ... Herself
Reegis Richard Reegis Richard ... Himself
Mike Smith Mike Smith ... Himself
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"Haynesville: A Nation's Hunt for an Energy Future" takes place in the Louisiana backwoods, and follows the momentous discovery of the largest natural gas field in the United States (and maybe the world). The film examines the historic find (a formation called the "Haynesville Shale") from the personal level as well as from the larger perspective of the current energy picture and pending energy future. As the Haynesville Shale boom erupts, the film focuses on three lives caught in the middle of the find: A single mom takes up the defense of her community's environmental protections, an African American preacher attempts to use the riches to build a school for his congregants and a salt-of-the-earth, self-described "country boy" finds himself conflicted as he weighs losing his pristine land to an oil company's offer to make him a millionaire. From a broader perspective, "Haynesville" explores the current energy situation and what something the scale of the Haynesville (170 trillion ... Written by Anonymous

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Three lives. A nation's thirst for energy. And the find that could change it all. See more »

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Documentary

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Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 November 2009 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

Shreveport, Louisiana, USA

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Three Penny Productions See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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