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Taking Back Our Town (2001)

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TV Movie | 90 min | Drama

A true story about a concerned housewife, Pat Melancon, who tries to block Shintech, a massive Japanese petrochemical conglomerate, from building a plant in her toxic township already known as "cancer alley". Pat and a few newly recruited,...See moreA true story about a concerned housewife, Pat Melancon, who tries to block Shintech, a massive Japanese petrochemical conglomerate, from building a plant in her toxic township already known as "cancer alley". Pat and a few newly recruited, fledgling activitsts face the full force of Shintech's wealth and influence peddling, which has bought the cooperation of the government from the local level all the way up to the Governor's office. Written by Anonymous See less
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Monte Stettin (teleplay) (story) | Susanna Styron (teleplay) | Bridget Terry (teleplay)
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Updated Dec 10, 2001

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Dec 10, 2001 (United States)

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Laura Innes
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Ruby Dee
Emelda West Emelda West   See fewer
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Chris Bauer
James Melancon James Melancon   See fewer
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Myndy Crist
Lisa LaVie Lisa LaVie   See fewer
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Hallee Hirsh
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Finn Carter
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Kate Norby
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Alyson Reed
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Jake Fritz
Christopher Melancon Christopher Melancon   See fewer
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Jesse Littlejohn
Darren Melancon Darren Melancon   See fewer
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Douglas Dirkson
Ned Beaufort Ned Beaufort   See fewer
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Austin Tichenor
James Friloux James Friloux   See fewer
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Joy DeMichelle
Mavis Johnson (as Joy Demichelle Moore) Mavis Johnson (as Joy Demichelle Moore)   See fewer
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Jim Abele
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Terry Anzur
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Christopher Curry
Walt Haney Walt Haney   See fewer
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Wendy Davis
Janice Dickerson Janice Dickerson   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 98 votes