The film is a long-term study of the largest oil disaster in US history to date. In March 1989, the Exxon Valdez tanker lost around 40 million crude oil in Prince William Sound in Alaska. It will take nature decades to recover from the disaster, while Exxon tries to repair its image with investing money and launching PR campaigns.
The film offers insights into the events of 1989 and the long-lasting effects of this disaster. This documentary shows the influence that the oil industry has on the state and its people.