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"LAST CALL AT THE OASIS"
(2012) (Documentary) (PG-13)


Alcohol/Drugs Minor
Blood/Gross Stuff Moderate
Disrespectful/Bad Attitude Heavy
Frightening/Tense Scenes Mild
Gun/Weapons Moderate
Imitative Behavior Moderate
Jump Scenes None
Music (Scary/Tense) None
Music (Inappropriate) Minor
Profanity Heavy
Sex/Nudity Moderate
Smoking None
Tense Family Scenes Mild
Topics to Talk About Extreme
Violence Mild


QUICK TAKE:
Documentary: Scientists and activists look at the current and pending water crisis around the world, its various causes and what can be done about it.
PLOT:
With the comment that water is the single most necessary element for life on Earth, the documentary explores how water is used and misused in the U.S. and elsewhere. Featuring interviews with the likes of environmental activist Erin Brockovich; professor Jay Famiglietti of the Hydrology & Climate Research Group; environmental scientist Peter H. Gleick; biologist and amphibian expert Tyrone Hayes; and Michigan farmer turned water pollution whistleblower Lynn Henning, the film examines the limited resource.

That includes discussion of its use for farming and supporting huge populations in otherwise arid locations, what happens when drought strikes as it has in Australia, and the effects of varying forms of pollution getting into the water supply, as well as resourceful attempts of converting water such as turning waste water back into drinkable form.

WILL KIDS WANT TO SEE IT?
Unless they're interested in or concerned about the subject matter, it doesn't seem too likely.
WHY THE MPAA RATED IT: PG-13
For some disturbing content and brief strong language.


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