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Promised Land (28-Dec-2012)

Director: Gus Van Sant

Writers: Matt Damon; Dave Eggers; John Krasinski

Keywords: Drama

A salesman encounters significant difficulties whilst attempting to convince a rural town to hand their drilling rights over to a fuel-processing corporation.

Steve Butler, a grunt for fracking conglomerate Global Crosspower Solutions, is assigned to head out to a recession-decimated town in rural Pennsylvania to convince its residents to sign natural gas drilling rights over to his employer. Steve soon finds that his task will be a tall one, however, as the influence of an ex-engineer and local science teacher looks primed to compete with him for the town's hearts and minds.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Lucas Black
29-Nov-1982   The kid from Sling Blade
Matt Damon
8-Oct-1970   Good Will Hunting
Rosemarie DeWitt
26-Oct-1974   Emily Lehman on Standoff
Tim Guinee
18-Nov-1962   Impostor
Hal Holbrook
17-Feb-1925   Mark Twain Tonight
Terry Kinney
29-Jan-1954   Tim McManus on Oz
John Krasinski
20-Oct-1979   Jim Halpert on The Office
Frances McDormand
23-Jun-1957   Fargo and Wonder Boys
Titus Welliver
12-Mar-1961   Silas Adams on Deadwood


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