Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster (1992)

TV Movie   |  PG-13   |    |  Drama


Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster (1992) Poster

The real-life struggle to contain the environmental and financial damage caused to Alaska by the oil spill from the Exxon Valdez is dramatized.


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Director:

Paul Seed

Writers:

Michael Baker (screenplay), Michael Baker (research), Bob Duffield (research)

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26 March 2000 | millennia-2
Solid, well acted drama, not much action but very hard to forget
Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster is a realistic dramatisation of the massive 1989 oil spill, but is also much more, deep and compelling with beautifully developed characters and stunning Alaskan/British Columbia cinematography, going along with one of the best sets of opening credits in recent history.

Expertly directed by Paul Seed aided by a perfect score by David Ferguson, 'Dead Ahead' is one of the best made-for-tv flicks ever. The cast is dead on, especially the underrated Heard in the lead, and the film has the look and feel of a big budget Hollywood studio piece.

9/10

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Release Date:

12 December 1992

Language

English


Country of Origin

UK, USA

Filming Locations

Alaska, USA

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