Once known as the California Riviera, the Salton Sea is now called one of America's worst ecological disasters: a fetid, stagnant lake, coughing up dead fish and birds by the thousands. Hair raising and hilarious, part history lesson, part cautionary tale...this is the American Dream gone as stinky as a dead carp.
“Jaunty and funny... with a cast of colorful locals who make the residents of Vernon, Florida seem normal.”—Variety
“Highly entertaining! A funny and poignant documentary.”—San Francisco Chronicle
A heartbreaking, sidesplitting parade of humanity.—Village Voice
Historically thorough and thoroughly hysterical.—LA Weekly