Rodents of Unusual Size

1 hour 11 mins   |   English  |  USA  |   Documentary

Production Status: Festival Circuit


IMDB: Rodents of Unusual Size 


Synopsis: The fragile wetlands of Louisiana are under relentless attack by legions of 20 pound semi-aquatic invasive rodents known as the nutria, which have greatly accelerated coastal erosion and made the bayou much more vulnerable to hurricanes. Keeping the giant swamp rats at bay are a group of colorful and off-beat residents, who are in the midst of defending their land, culture, and way-of-life. Invasive species, environmental issues, and a unique group of people are colliding at the edge of the world in an attempt to restore and protect coastal Louisiana before it disappears.


From the award-winning team that brought you Plagues and Pleasures of the Salton Sea, Every Day Sunshine & The Story of Fishbone, which were presented at Sundance, AFI Film Festival, SXSW, and Washington, DC Independent Film Festival. 


Filmmakers: Quinn Costello, Chris Metzler, Jeff Springer

Narrated by: Wendell Pierce


Location: Louisiana

Associate Producer: MediaFusion | Carol Bidault

Producer: Tilapia Films

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