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Crude Progress| 27mins
Director: Simon Hipkins & James Alcock | Producer: Simon Hipkins & James Alcock
Focus Years: 2004 | Country: United Kingdom
Subject Tags: ecology, energy, environment, europe, resources, united kingdom
Quality Tags: Optimistic, Slow, Activating, Harmonizing
Part document of the past and part imagination of the future, "Crude Progress" tells the story of the rise and fall of the oil age in the Orkney Islands, Scotland. Set to the music of composer James MacMillan, the film mimics a folk tale warning against the seduction of capitalism and the illusion of progress.

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