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Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk (2008)

A documentary about a 15-day river-rafting trip on the Colorado River aimed at highlighting water conservation issues.

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Greg MacGillivray
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Credited cast:
Tara Davis Tara Davis ... Herself
Wade Davis
Flo Di Re Flo Di Re ... Additional narration
Steve Fisher Steve Fisher ... Himself
Nikki Kelly Nikki Kelly
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. ... Himself (as Robert Kennedy Jr.)
Kick Kennedy Kick Kennedy ... Herself
Kristin Kuckelman Kristin Kuckelman ... Herself
Robert Redford ... Narrator
Dale Regan Dale Regan ... Himself
Tanya Shuman Tanya Shuman ... Herself
Shana Watahomigie Shana Watahomigie
Anthony Yap Anthony Yap ... Himself
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A documentary about a 15-day river-rafting trip on the Colorado River aimed at highlighting water conservation issues.

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Not Rated

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 March 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Water Planet: Grand Canyon Adventure See more »

Filming Locations:

Page, Arizona, USA

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Sonics-DDP

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1.44 : 1
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Worthy of its subject
22 February 2011 | by Michael FargoSee all my reviews

I didn't see this in an IMAX theater, but on a 3d HDTV. In searching for material that demonstrates the technology, a shopper can be challenged unless you want four of the "Shrek" movies or horror films that are good for perhaps one viewing.

But this film is educational, beautiful and a spectacular subject for a 3D film. The soundtrack by Dave Matthews keeps any of it from being tiresome. The river rafting sequences are well-placed and the aerial shots inspiring.

The participants, Robert Redford and Robert Kennedy, Jr., add gravitas without being too heavy with the purpose of the film: Conservation of fresh water and the world-wide crisis.

This is a stunning film visually, and the camera spends a great deal of time "in love" with its subject: the American Southwest.


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