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The Unforeseen

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Genre:Documentary
Release Date:February 29, 2008
Running time:93 minutes
Cast:Wendell Berry, Gary Bradley, William Greider, Robert Redford, Marshall Kuykendall
Director:Laura Dunn
Producer:Laura Dunn, Douglas Sewell
Writer:Laura Dunn
Distributor:Cinema Guild

Description: In the 1980s, an ambitious real estate developer came to Austin, Tex., with a dream--to transform miles of pristine wilderness into a sprawling self-sufficient city. When the development threatened a local treasure, a fragile limestone aquifer and a naturally spring-fed swimming hole, the community decided to fight back. Laura Dunn's lyrical and beautifully crafted documentary uses this landmark struggle--a microcosm of what's happening in communities across the country today--to consider the cost of the American dream.

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