Fast Food Nation
Dir. Richard Linklater
US-UK 2006 | Colour | 108 mins | Cert 15
Cast: Patricia Arquette, Bobby Cannavale, Ethan Hawke
Based on Eric Schlosser's non-fiction book, Linklater turns journalistic investigations into an ensemble drama examining the health risks involved in the fast food industry and its environmental and social consequences. Don is sent by his bosses at burger giant Mickey’s to investigate findings that cow manure has contaminated its products. He visits the huge meat packing plant and discovers all sorts of unpleasant details about the meat used and the conditions for the workforce of illegal Mexican immigrants.
Available on: DVD
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