Fast food nation

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Summary

  • Inspired by the bestseller that revealed the unpleasant truths behind America's fast-food industry this program combines an all-star ensemble with riveting interlocking human stories. When a marketing executive for the Mickey's burger chain is told there's a nasty secret ingredient in his latest culinary creation he heads for the ranches and slaughterhouses of Colorado to investigate.

Notes

  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
  • A fictionalized adaptation of the book: Fast food nation, the dark side of the all-American meal / by Eric Schlosser.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
  • Special features: optional audio commentary by Linklater and Schlosser; "The manufacturing of 'Fast food nation'" (2007, 55 min., a documentary by Kevin Ford, produced by Ann Carli, photography/editing, Kevin Ford, all music by Skiesfalling, [a production of] RPC Coyote); 4 short flash animation films ("The meatrix", "The meatrix II : revolting", "The meatrix II 1/2", ["The backwards hamburger"], 15 min. total); photo gallery.
  • DVD.
  • In English with optional language soundtrack in Spanish; optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
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