Taking Back Our Town

2001

Taking Back Our Town

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Based on a true story, Taking Back Our Town is a Lifetime original movie. Laura Innes plays Pat Melancon, a housewife and environmental activist. She forms a coalition to stop the chemical corporation Shintech from building a plant in her town. Already overly polluted, her township is known as "cancer alley." Fighting against the wealthy company brings Pat and her coalition all the way to the Governor. Also stars Ruby Dee and Hallee Hirsh.

Cast

Laura Innes
as Pat Melancon
Ruby Dee
as Emelda West
Chris Bauer
as James Melancon
Myndy Crist
as Lisa LaVie
Hallee Hirsh
as Catherine Melancon
Finn Carter
as Mary Lee Orr
Keith Szarabajka
as Eric Poche
Davenia McFadden
as Gloria Roberts
Tim DeKay
as Bob Kuehn
Garrett M. Brown
as George Walker
Randle Mell
as Dale Hymel
John DiMaggio
as John Drazkowski
Kate Norby
as Tammy Shea
Paul Vincent O'Connor
as Governor Foster
Jake Fritz
as Christopher Melancon
Jesse Littlejohn
as Darren Melancon
Alyson Reed
as Roseanne
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