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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Tim Robbins
Danny DeVito
Carlos Ghosn
Directors
Chris Paine
Screenwriters
Running Time
90 minutes

Revenge Of The Electric Car
Batteries not included


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Plot
Filmmaker Chris Paine follows up his 2007 documentary Who Killed the Electric Car? with another examination of the high-tension world of the automotive industry. The question remains the same: who - or what - is preventing the development of a mass-produced electric car?


Verdict
There were high hopes of a warts-and-all follow-up to Paine's first film exposing the big guns of automotive, but it hasn't materialised. The director's treatment is cosmetic and uninvolving.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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