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Crude

2009 - ENGLISH - MOVIE

Documentary

  • Jini Score
    69%
  • Critics Score
    76%
  • Rating
    7.5/10
  • Box Office
    $ 0 Million
  • Jini Score
    69%
  • Critics Score
    76%
  • Rating
    7.5/10
  • Box Office
    $ 0 Million
One of the largest and most controversial legal cases on the planet. An inside look at the infamous $27 billion Amazon Chernobyl case, CRUDE is a real-life high stakes legal drama set against a backdrop of the environmental movement, global politics, celebrity activism, human rights advocacy, the media, multinational corporate power, and rapidly-disappearing indigenous cultures. Presenting a complex situation from multiple viewpoints, the film examines a complicated situation from several angles while bringing a story of environmental peril and human suffering into focus. Written by Crude Production Crude is a 2009 English-language Documentary movie featuring Dan Ashley, Pablo Fajardo, Kent Robertson, German Yanez, Adolfo Callejas, Ebergeldo Criollo and Sting. Crude was Produced by Basil Gelpke and Ray Mccormack. The movie is directed by Basil Gelpke and Ray Mccormack. Lava Productions AG acquired the distribution rights for the film. Crude was released on 15th January 2010 and takes a screen time of 94 minutes. and it received positive reviews from critics when it was released. The film made a box office gross of $0 million. Editing was done by Georgia Wyss. The music was composed by Daniel Schnyder.

Crude Reviews and Ratings

Average Review Rating : 5.0/5

100%

Positive Review Rating : 82%

82%
  • Av Club

    Advertisement Joe Berlingers documentary Crude isnt like most films about aggrieved, impoverished people rising up against corporate malefactors. ( Read More )
  • Time Out

    A bleak, necessarily incomplete tale, and suffers from a late intrusion by celebrity eco botherer Trudi Styler. But with this gripping, angry film, Berlinger has put himself back on the side of the... ( Read More )
  • Telegraph

    Structurally a little jumbled, its still a worthy addition to the angry eco doc subgenre. ( Read More )
  • Ny Daily News

    One has to wonder if oil industry executives are concerned about the release of Joe Berlingers damning documentary. ( Read More )
  • Av Club

    'Joe Berlingers documentary Crude isnt like most films about aggrieved, impoverished people rising up against corporate malefactors.' ( Read More )
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Awards for Crude
  • Sundance Film Festival
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Silverdocs Documentary Festival
    2 WON
    4 NOMINATIONS
  • Jacksonville Film Festival
    1 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Honolulu International Festival (II)
    1 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Mexico International Film Festival
    1 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Big Sky Documentary Film Festival
    1 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Boston Independent Film Festival
    1 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival
    1 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Santa Cruz Film Festival
    1 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Telly Awards
    1 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Dallas International Film Festival
    1 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Amazonas Film Festival
    1 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Nashville Film Festival
    1 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • National Board of Review, USA
    1 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Cinema for Peace Awards
    1 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Image Awards (NAACP)
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS