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1 hr. 21 min.

Plot Summary
Residents of a rural upstate New York town discover the dark side of wind-energy development when they look into going green.


Director: Laura Israel

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: First Run

Windfall (2010)

Release Date: February 3rd, 2012|1 hr. 21 min.

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  • 80
    John Anderson Wall Street Journal

    Ms. Israel's movie proves, once again, that the best nonfiction cinema possesses the same attributes as good fiction: Strong characters, conflict, story arc, visual style. show more

  • 70
    Mark Jenkins NPR

    A veteran film editor making her first feature, Israel emphasizes the area's low-key beauty. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Windfall left me disheartened. I thought wind energy was something I could believe in. show more

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