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Blue Gold [videorecording]: World Water Wars

a Purple Turtle Films production ; a film by Sam Bozzo
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
"Wars of the future will be fought over water, as they are today over oil, as the source of all life enters the global marketplace and political arena. Corporate giants, private investors, and corrupt governments vie for control of our dwindling fresh water supply, prompting protests, lawsuits, and revolutions from citizens fighting for the right to survive. Past civilizations have collapsed from poor water management. Will ours too?"--Container.
Director
Sam Bozzo
Performers
Narrator, Malcolm McDowell.
Release Date
2008
Run Time
90 min.
Language
In English with some French, Spanish, Slovak, and other various languages with English subtitles or voice over ; Closed-captioned for main feature only
Notes
  • Title from credits.
  • "Mark Achbar and Si Litvinoff present"--At head of title.
  • DVD menu does not give any closed captioning options.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
  • Based on the book Blue gold : the fight to stop the corporate theft of the world's water, by Maude Barlow and Tony Clarke.
  • Special features include trailer, filmmaker interview and deleted scenes.
Variant Title
World water wars
Awards Note
Best Environmental Film, Audience Choice, Vancouver International Film Festival.
ISBN
0793670209, 9780793670208
Credits
Original music, Hannes Bertolini and Thomas Aichinger ; cinematography, Sam Bozzo ; editor, Sam Bozzo.
Published
[United States] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, c2010.
Publisher no.
BGWW601 PBS Home Video
Related Resources
About the film
Description
1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD in letterboxed [widescreen] presentation ; Region 1 ; NTSC ; Dolby digital.
Technical Details
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