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Monday, March 12, 2007

Hurricane on the Bayou

**** Hurricane on the Bayou. Documentary.

Directed by: Greg MacGillivray
Starring: Amanda Shaw, Tab Benoit

Or rather Hurrikan ├╝ber Louisiana, since we saw it in German in the IMAX at the Technik Museum in Speyer, so no Meryl Streep narrating.

It shows the effect of Hurricane Katrina through the eyes of young musician Amanda Shaw, and talks a bit about the importance of wetlands, what could have been done to prevent a lot of the devastation, and what can be done to help the wetlands recover.

Despite its short length, I was in tears several times, and it made me think of my friends who were directly affected. (waves "hi" to Becky & Julia)

Gorgeous photography, of course, which is what you expect in an IMAX movie.

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Oh this sounds good Darla. I love your movie reviews. We are goig to N.O. in Oct...I'm going to see if this is playing here somewhwere...down at Navy Pier I bet.

Um, if you are feeling a little inspired or have some ideas...I'm looking for a title of apinting...I hope you stop by and see if you've got an impression and a suggestion...?


Darla - didn't know there was a movie "huricane on the Bayou" exist. I probably gonna have to search it and see when it playing over here.

Thanks for thinking about us, we really appericate all the sweet and genrous things people have done for my relatives and other people in New Orleans :)

Always enjoy your movie and book reviews!
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