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General Orders No. 9

  • Release Date: Jun 24, 2011
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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 12 min.
  • Genres: Documentary

Synopsis

Man's relentless advance into the natural landscape is viewed with a poetic eye in this "experimental documentary" from filmmaker Robert Persons. General Orders No. 9 was shot in a territory that follows the Mississippi River through Alabama and Mississippi into Georgia, and charts the slow, inexorable transformation from a wilderness into its current state as settlers arrive, the land is mapped and charted, the territory becomes a town, towns grow into cities, and the once-untouched earth is changed...more

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