Three years in the making, Crude tells the epic story of one of the largest and most controversial legal cases on the planet: the infamous $27 billion "Amazon Chernobyl" lawsuit pitting 30,000 rainforest dwellers in Ecuador against the U.S. oil giant Chevron.
Winner of 19 international awards, Crude takes you inside a riveting, high stakes drama steeped in global politics, the environmental movement, celebrity activism, human rights advocacy, multinational corporate power, and rapidly-disappearing indigenous cultures.
From filmmaker Joe Berlinger (Brother's Keeper, Paradise Lost, Metallica: Some Kind of Monster).
Named One of the Top Five Documentaries of 2009 by the National Board of Review
"Critic's Pick! A legal thriller with rare depth and power." - Stephen Holden, The New York Times
"A powerhouse! This one means to shake you. And in Berlinger's hands, it does." - Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
"Cinematic . . . Superb!" - Scott Foundas, LA Weekly
"A gripping account of corporate malfeasance." - Tom Huddleston, Time Out London
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