The Pipe

The Pipe tells the story of what happened when Shell in 2005, blessed by the Irish government begins to construct a pipeline that rips through a rural Irish fishing and farming village, where the director lives. Shell uses small cash incentives, a loose interpretation of the law, and a lot of brute force to move in, despite the objections of the inhabitants. The townsfolk, spurned by their own government and rejected by Shell when they offer alternatives, begin civil disobedience, a move that begins to tear the town apart over a decade.



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