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* ObliviouslyEvil: Hiller-Brood's job involves protecting vast corporations from slander and attacks by people like The East. Sarah is distrusted to realize that most, of not all, of their clients are actually guilty though, strengthening her ties to the group. The ending also indicates [[spoiler:That her undercover coworkers are the same way, and that some of them are actually willing to help bring down the companies they've been protecting after seeing proof of wrongdoing]].

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* ObliviouslyEvil: Hiller-Brood's job involves protecting vast corporations from slander and attacks by people like The East. Sarah is distrusted disgusted to realize that most, of not all, of their clients are actually guilty though, strengthening her ties to the group. The ending also indicates [[spoiler:That her undercover coworkers are the same way, and that some of them are actually willing to help bring down the companies they've been protecting after seeing proof of wrongdoing]].


''The East'' is an eco-thriller released in 2013, written by Zal Batmanglij and Creator/BritMarling, [[DescendedCreator starring Brit Marling]], Creator/AlexanderSkarsgard , Creator/EllenPage and Shiloh Fernandez.

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''The East'' is an eco-thriller released in 2013, written by Zal Batmanglij and Creator/BritMarling, [[DescendedCreator starring Brit Marling]], Creator/AlexanderSkarsgard , Creator/EllenPage Creator/ElliotPage and Shiloh Fernandez.

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* LetNoCrisisGoToWaste: Sharon sees breaking up the East as a potential way to rope in no clients.


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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: The Hawkstone CEO, after being kidnapped [[spoiler:By his own daughter]] and having the illegal dumping of his company thrown in his face, willingly submerges himself in the toxic water. On the flip side, seeing this causes [[spoiler:Izzy]] to have a breakdown.
* ObliviouslyEvil: Hiller-Brood's job involves protecting vast corporations from slander and attacks by people like The East. Sarah is distrusted to realize that most, of not all, of their clients are actually guilty though, strengthening her ties to the group. The ending also indicates [[spoiler:That her undercover coworkers are the same way, and that some of them are actually willing to help bring down the companies they've been protecting after seeing proof of wrongdoing]].


* BiTheWay: Most of the sexual chemistry in the East is same-sex, but Benji is the only one who seems to be open in both directions. He freely gives Luca a romantic kiss on request, kisses Tess on her belly button and has sex with Sarah.


** Hawkstone, a petrochemical company whose dumping of toxic waste into water reservoirs has caused civilians who drink it to develop cancer and various other illnesses. It is later revealed that [[spoiler: Izzy is the estranged daughter of the companies CEO]].

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** Hawkstone, a petrochemical company whose dumping of toxic waste into water reservoirs has caused civilians who drink it to develop cancer and various other illnesses. It is later revealed that [[spoiler: Izzy is the estranged daughter of the companies company's CEO]].


* EnforcedMethodActing: The crew sometimes slept altogether, thirty in one room, huddled for warmth.


'''The East''' is an eco-thriller released in 2013, written by Zal Batmanglij and Creator/BritMarling, [[DescendedCreator starring Brit Marling]], Creator/AlexanderSkarsgard , Creator/EllenPage and Shiloh Fernandez.

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'''The East'''
''The East''
is an eco-thriller released in 2013, written by Zal Batmanglij and Creator/BritMarling, [[DescendedCreator starring Brit Marling]], Creator/AlexanderSkarsgard , Creator/EllenPage and Shiloh Fernandez.


'''The East''' is an eco-thriller released in 2013, written by Zal Batmanglij and Brit Marling, starring Brit Marling, [[Creator/AlexanderSkarsgard Alexander Skarsgard]], Creator/EllenPage and Shiloh Fernandez.

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'''The East''' is an eco-thriller released in 2013, written by Zal Batmanglij and Brit Marling, Creator/BritMarling, [[DescendedCreator starring Brit Marling, [[Creator/AlexanderSkarsgard Alexander Skarsgard]], Marling]], Creator/AlexanderSkarsgard , Creator/EllenPage and Shiloh Fernandez.


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* AndStarring: Creator/PatriciaClarkson, who plays the "de-facto BigBad".


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* TeamTitle: The titular group is an anarchist organization.


* Blackmail: When Eve discovers Sarah spying on the group, Sarah threatens her that as an undercover operative, she can have her arrested and put in prison for life as a 'terrorist'. Eve keeps her mouth shut and leaves the next morning.

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* Blackmail: {{Blackmail}}: When Eve discovers Sarah spying on the group, Sarah threatens her that as an undercover operative, she can have her arrested and put in prison for life as a 'terrorist'. Eve keeps her mouth shut and leaves the next morning.


* Blackmail: When Eve discovers Sarah spying on the group, Sarah threatens her that as an undercover operative, she can have her arrested and put in prison for life as a 'terrorist'. Eve keeps her mouth shut and leaves the next morning.



* ReadTheFinePrint: The reason Doc was unable to sue McCabe-Grey for what their antibiotic, Dioxin, did to him and his sister was because its debilitating side effects (including seizures and ''brain damage'') were listed on the side of the box.

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* ReadTheFinePrint: The reason Doc was unable to sue McCabe-Grey [=McCabe-Grey=] for what their antibiotic, Dioxin, did to him and his sister was because its debilitating side effects (including seizures and ''brain damage'') were listed on the side of the box.

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* ReadTheFinePrint: The reason Doc was unable to sue McCabe-Grey for what their antibiotic, Dioxin, did to him and his sister was because its debilitating side effects (including seizures and ''brain damage'') were listed on the side of the box.

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** Hiller-Brood, the private intelligence firm that Jane/Sarah works for. It is implied they operate all across the globe.


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* PoliceBrutality: The railway police who capture Sarah/Jane and other drifters at the start of the film beat the group rather badly with truncheons.
* PrivateDetective: Sarah Moss/Jane Owen.


** Hawkstone, a petrochemical company whose dumping of toxic waste into water reservoirs has caused civillians who drink it to develop cancer and various other illnesses. It is later revealed that [[spoiler: Izzy is the estranged daughter of the companies CEO]].
** McCabe-Grey, a pharmaceutical company who has contracts with the US military. They produced the antibiotic Dioxin taken by Doc, which causes seizures and neural damage as side effects.

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** Hawkstone, a petrochemical company whose dumping of toxic waste into water reservoirs has caused civillians civilians who drink it to develop cancer and various other illnesses. It is later revealed that [[spoiler: Izzy is the estranged daughter of the companies CEO]].
** McCabe-Grey, **[=McCabe-Grey=], a pharmaceutical company who has contracts with the US military. They produced the antibiotic Dioxin taken by Doc, which causes seizures and neural damage as side effects.

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* MegaCorp:
** Hawkstone, a petrochemical company whose dumping of toxic waste into water reservoirs has caused civillians who drink it to develop cancer and various other illnesses. It is later revealed that [[spoiler: Izzy is the estranged daughter of the companies CEO]].
** McCabe-Grey, a pharmaceutical company who has contracts with the US military. They produced the antibiotic Dioxin taken by Doc, which causes seizures and neural damage as side effects.

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