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Trouble the Water

2008 Rated NR 1hr 36m

Filmmakers Tia Lessin and Carl Deal recount a surprising tale of heroism amid tragedy in New Orleans, where a wannabe rapper and her husband brave the floodwaters of Hurricane Katrina to rescue their neighbors. Featuring live video diary footage from the couple, the Oscar-nominated documentary is both a poignant portrait of a family's will to survive and a startling portrayal of Katrina's devastating power.

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Movie Details

2008 Sundance Film Festival®
  • Grand Jury Prize: Documentary
2009 Academy Award®
  • Best Documentary Feature nominee
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1


Spanish (Neutral), English SDH

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; deleted scenes; trailer.