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Revenge of the Electric Car

Release Date: October 21st, 2011

PG-13|1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Chris Paine examines four entries in the race to create a viable alternative to traditional gas- or diesel-powered vehicles.



Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Area23A, WestMidWest Productions

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  • Mr. Paine's follow-up lacks the conspiratorial drama of its predecessor, which blamed the EV1's death on the oil industry and the auto industry, tied as they were to the future of the internal combustion engine. But his new documentary is fascinating in its own right. show more

  • Feels more like a postscript than a probing, provocative documentary. show more

  • Director-writer Chris Paine's upbeat follow-up to his controversial 2006 documentary "Who Killed the Electric Car" features a number of colorful industry leaders in addition to cameos by Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jon Favreau. show more

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