Revenge of the Electric Car

Revenge of the Electric Car

Director: Chris Paine Cast: Tim Robbins, Bob Lutz, Elon Musk


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In 2006, filmmaker Chris Paine examined the short and troubled history of General Motors' EV1, an electric powered automobile that was fast, efficient and taken off the market under mysterious circumstances, in his documentary Who Killed The Electric Car?. A few years later, with the price of gas skyrocketing and the environment an even greater issue for many Americans, alternative vehicles are finally making their way into the mass marketplace, and Paine takes a look at four firms who are trying to put electric autos onto America's highways in his follow-up The Revenge Of The Electric Car. Bob Lutz of GM, after dropping the ball on the EV1, spearheads an effort to launch the Chevy Volt, one of the first plug-in hybrids from a major American automaker. Carlos Ghosn of Nissan puts his firm's resources behind an innovative fully electric auto, the Nissan Leaf. Elon Musk, who made a killing in the dot-com boom, is gambling his fortune on the Tesla, a sleek and high powered electric sports car aimed at the luxury market with a price tag of $100,000. And Greg "Gadget" Abbott is an ambitious mechanic who has launched a business transforming conventional autos into gas-free electric vehicles, though not without problems. The Revenge Of The Electric Car was an official selection at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/24/2016
UPC: 0889290934543
Original Release: 2011
Source: Cinedigm Mod
Time: 1:30:00
Sales rank: 56,941

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Tim Robbins Narrator
Bob Lutz Participant
Elon Musk Participant
Carlos Ghosn Participant
Greg "Gadget" Abbott Participant
Dan Neil Participant
Thomas Friedman Participant
Anthony Kiedis Participant
Gavin Newsom Participant
Talulah Riley Participant

Technical Credits
Chris Paine Director,Screenwriter
Jessie Deeter Producer
Craig Delaval Camera Operator
Stefano Durdic Executive Producer
Roger Gilbertson Associate Producer
Alexandra Liss Camera Operator
P.G. Morgan Producer,Screenwriter
Chris A. Peterson Editor
Robin Probyn Camera Operator
Raul Campos Musical Direction/Supervision
David Robbins Score Composer
Thaddeus Wadleigh Cinematographer

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