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The Last Mountain (2011)

PG | | Documentary | January 2011 (USA)
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A coal mining corporation and a tiny community vie for the last great mountain in Appalachia in a battle for the future of energy that affects us all.

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Bill Haney
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Credited cast:
Susan Bird Susan Bird ... Self
Don Blankenship Don Blankenship ... Self
Ron Burris Ron Burris ... Self
Barbara Bush ... Self (archive footage)
George W. Bush ... Self (archive footage)
Jenna Bush ... Self (archive footage)
Joseph Byron Joseph Byron ... Self (as Brother Joseph Byron)
Antrim Caskey Antrim Caskey ... Self
Devra Lee Davis Devra Lee Davis ... Self
Joshua Graupera Joshua Graupera ... Self
Gary Gump Gary Gump ... Self
Maria Gunnoe Maria Gunnoe ... Self
Jennifer Hall-Massey Jennifer Hall-Massey ... Self
Allen Hershkowitz Allen Hershkowitz ... Self
Lisa P. Jackson Lisa P. Jackson ... Self (as Lisa Jackson)
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The fight for the last great mountain in America's Appalachian heartland pits the mining giant that wants to explode it to extract the coal within, against the community fighting to preserve the mountain and build a wind farm on its ridges instead. With Bobby Kennedy Jr. enlisted as a passionate force for preserving Coal River Mountain and the economic power of the fossil fuel industry twisting democracy to its advantage THE LAST MOUNTAIN highlights a battle for the future of energy that affects us all. Written by Anonymous

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A fight for our future.

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Documentary

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Rated PG for some thematic material and brief language
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Should be viewed buy all West Virginians
30 December 2011 | by skyhawkuSee all my reviews

I am a retired factory worker, and past local union president, who was born and raised in West Virginia.

I asked my wife to get me The Last Mountain movie for Xmas after I had seen a trailer about it. We watched it this evening and I think it is the best Xmas present I received. I have 3 friends who are WV Legislators, and know Sen. Joe Manchin personally. I must say there were many things in the movie I did not know. I also think there are many West Virginia residents who need to be informed of all the facts surrounding this issue. Maybe enough public pressure could offset the lobbyist money on I am a retired factory worker, and past local union president, who was born and raised in the political front.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

January 2011 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,570, 5 June 2011

Gross USA:

$122,961

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$122,961
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1.85 : 1
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