This book examines the chief natural product – oil –which has shaped the global economy and civilization to a great extent. It does so through the lens of a range of famous films, documentaries, TV series and full-length feature films. The most significant and famous films, both in terms of genre and style have been selected from an extensive list. The focus is on the historic combination of the search for oil and oil extraction, and its cinematographic depiction.
For a wide circle of readers.