R | | Drama
A salesman for a natural gas company experiences life-changing events after arriving in a small town, where his corporation wants to tap into the available resources.
According to NYTimes report, when Promised Land (2012) opened at the Southside Mall in Oneonta, NY in January 2013, some moviegoers wore buttons protesting hydraulic fracturing (i.e. fracking), and windows in town displayed signs warning of its possible environmental ... ...
I no longer sing in public.
Rob: What? I mean, what's the point of having good hair if you don't sing in public.
The film was released in January 2013, but in February of 2012 Pennsylvania signed into law "Act 13" which prohibits counties, towns, municipalities, etc. from passing any laws which hinder fracking.
Through most of the end credits, the camera zooms out to a wide shot of the town where the film takes place.
$173,915 (USA) (28 December 2012)
$7,597,898 (USA) (24 January 2013)
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