Crude Awakening, A

A FILM BY Basil Gelpke & Ryan McCormack

People need to see this movie.
-Don R. Lewis,Film Threat
Syriana for dummies. While Syriana mostly confused folks, Oilcrash is straightforward enough to scare them.
-Laura Kyle,efilmcritic.com
Terrific! Will scare the living crap out of you... one of the most important films of the year.
-,Salon
The best independent horror movie this year.Packs an emotional and informative punch that may just be the most important film of the decade.
-Tom Cappello,Turnerclassicmovies.com

Synopsis

Our civilization¿ addiction to oil puts it on a collision course with disaster. Compelling, intelligent, and highly disturbing, the film visits with the world¿ top experts and comes to a startling but logical conclusion our industrial society, built on cheap and readily available oil, must be completely re-imagined and overhauled. The world¿ oil supplies are peaking and the crisis of global shortage looms; we are running out of oil and we don¿ have a plan.

Release Date

Original Languages: English
Genre: Documentary, Environment
Running Time: 85 min.
Year: 2006

CREDITS

DIRECTED BY
Basil Gelpke & Ryan McCormack

PHOTOS

Ray McCormack (Director & Producer, Left), Colin Campbell (Oil Geologist and Consultant, Centre), and Basil Gelpke (Director & Executive Producer, Right)
Frank Messmer (Director of Photography)
Basil Gelpke (Director & Executive Producer, Left) and Roscoe Bartlett (Republican Congressman, Right)
Oil field
Basil Gelpke (Director & Executive Producer)
Ray McCormack (Director & Producer, Left), Colin Campbell (Oil Geologist and Consultant, Centre), and Basil Gelpke (Director & Executive Producer, Right)
Oil Bath
Along the Pipeline