Truth and Lies in the Promised Land – Movie Review

One Person’s Job is Another’s Tragedy

Promised Land IMDBPromised Land, the new movie from director Gus Van Sant, takes a long hard look at people’s decisions to sell land use rights away to energy companies for gas drilling. Small landowners and large farm owners each face a crisis when the gas man comes to town. The Pennsylvania landowners are not the only people to go through a crisis of conscience in the movie. The energy company employees also struggle with sorting out the truth and the lies behind their work. Continue reading “Truth and Lies in the Promised Land – Movie Review”