• Battle for Brooklyn (2010)

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Release Date: 2010

DVD Release Date: January 15th, 2013

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary
Daniel Goldstein battles in court to save his home and community from being demolished to make way for the densest real estate development in U.S. history.

Genres: Docudrama

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  • Battle for Brooklyn brings up larger quandaries about urban development which it doesn't begin to address. show more

  • The Empire State's eminent domain laws are unusually loose, but most of the rest of this story is pertinent far beyond New York. Change a few names and add the next credit bubble, and a Brooklyn-style Battle could be headed to a neighborhood near you. show more

  • Unfortunately for the film, it's clear from the outset this is a totally one-sided battle that well-connected developer Bruce Ratner is fated to win. show more

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