Promised Land

This film takes on the controversial subject of fracking for natural gas, with a less controversial stance than you would expect. Steve and Sue work for Global Energy, and they are visiting a small farming town in Pennsylvania. Their goal is to convert these residents into customers who allow the energy company to drill for natural gas, and possibly make them all rich. Their presence is threatened when Dustin shows up. He is an environmentalist who is out to prove that Global is no good. Steve realizes that things aren’t as simple as black and white and finds himself in a troubling situation. This film is slow and quite, but like the town that they visit. But it is also beautiful to watch and perfect for a lazy Sunday around the house.

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