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Movie of city flooded to make a lake/river? true?

Made a few years back. Happened in US

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Northfork (2003)

    starring James Woods, Nick Nolte, Claire Forlani, Mark Polish, Daryl Hannah, Graham Beckel, Joshuin Barker, Peter Coyote, Jon Gries, Ben Foster, Anthony Edwards

    From Movies.com:

    Set in 1955, "Northfork" centers on the residents of a small Montana town that is about to be flooded by the completion of a hydroelectric dam. The residents only have two more days until water covers their homes, and most everyone has already left town, except for a few stubborn folks, including a priest (Nick Nolte) caring for a dying orphan who thinks he's the missing member of a group of lost angels, a man who has built an ark, and a young married couple. A crew of trench-coated government workers is sent in to root them out, but that proves to be a difficult task.

    There was a TV movie based on a real-life incident. But, it wasn't done on purpose, so "Northfork" could be your movie.

    Just for fun, films with flooded towns/cities include:

    "The Astronaut Farmer" (2007)

    In Dreams~horror film with Annette Bening

    Ghost Lake (2004)~The movie is based around a small house next to a lake that has a town actually beneath it. This is true, as Rushford Lake is an actual lake in western New York, which really has a couple towns within it. The movie brushes over the history of the lake and add a supernatural twist to it by using the restless souls of those who died by the flood and create some kind of spiritual zombie flick.

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