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The Full Script for Matt Damon's UAE-Funded Anti-Fracking Film

Posted By Lachlan Markay On November 14, 2012 @ 5:05 pm In Scribe | Comments Disabled


In September, Scribe reported [2] that Promised Land, a forthcoming film written by and starring Matt Damon, is financed in part by the oil-rich United Arab Emirates. The script for the film has now been leaked, and is embedded below.

Journalists Phelim McAleer and Ann McElhinney obtained the script and posted it [3] on the Facebook page for their documentary on the country’s ongoing oil and gas boom, FrackNation.

As McAleer reported [4] in the New York Post in September, the script presents an hysterical environmental activist as the tool of oil companies looking to both exploit a rural Pennsylvania town for its energy resources and dupe the town’s residents into dismissing legitimate environmental concerns.

Read the whole thing here:

Promised Land Script [5]

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[1] Image: http://blog.heritage.org/wp-content/uploads/promised-land.jpg

[2] reported: http://blog.heritage.org/2012/09/28/matt-damons-anti-fracking-movie-financed-by-oil-rich-arab-nation/

[3] posted it: http://www.facebook.com/FrackNation/app_128953167177144

[4] reported: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/opinion/opedcolumnists/for_his_next_escape_x46uFSONrAaCey67ZzZV0I

[5] Promised Land Script: http://www.scribd.com/doc/113279754/Promised-Land-Script

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