Energy • 1h 19m
Directed by Jasmin Herold and Michael Beamish • Documentary • 2018 • 80 minutes
On a journey for an answer to the question, "How high is the price for a better life?", the directors explore Fort McMurray in the far north of Canada, home of the largest industrial project and the third largest oil reserve on the planet. People from all over the world come here to earn sky-high salaries at the sacrifice of the environment. Film and reality collide as the directors find themselves in their own personal nightmare.
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