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The Screen Guide

CRUDE – the incredible journey of oil. Where does it come from? When will it run out? Where is it driving us? This extraordinary documentary travels through time: from the birth of oil deep in the dinosaur-inhabited past, to its ascendancy as the indispensable ingredient of modern life. Now, as we crest the peak of production, CRUDE reveals a disturbing irony: the latest scientific evidence suggests that our headlong rush to exploit the remaining reserves will lead us down a dangerous road to the future. A road the planet has travelled before...

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Crew

Director
Richard Smith
Writers
Richard Smith
Producer
Richard Smith
Executive Producers
Sonya Pemberton

Production Details

Production Completion
2007
Genre
Science
Production Company
ABC Science Unit

Sales

International Sales
ABC Content Sales

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Banff World Television Festival
    (2008)
  • Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival
    (2007)