Revenge of the Electric Car

Release October 14, 2011 (Limited)
Cast Tim Robbins, Danny DeVito, Jon Favreau, Anthony Kiedis, Stephen Colbert
Narrator Tim Robbins
Director Chris Paine
Writer P.G. Morgan, Chris Paine
Genres Documentary
Studio Area23a/Mongrel Media
Length 90 mins.


n 2006, thousands of new electric cars were purposely destroyed by the same car companies that built them. Today, less than five years later, the electric car is back—with a vengeance. Director Chris Paine gets extraordinary access behind the closed doors of Nissan, GM, and the Silicon Valley start-up Tesla Motors to chronicle the story of the global resurgence of electric cars. Do-it-yourself car converter Greg "Gadget" Abbott makes an unforgettable appearance in the film. Tim Robbins narrates.

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