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Fast Food Nation

Drama set in the fast food industry and based on material from the book of the same name written by Eric Schlosser, an incendiary non-fiction exploration of the industry.

Don Henderson - marketing executive at Mickey's Fast Food restaurant chain, home of 'The Big One' - has a problem. Contaminated meat is getting into the frozen patties of the company's best-selling burger. To find out why, he'll have to take a journey to the dark side of the All-American meal.

Leaving the cushy confines of the company's southern California boardroom for the immigrant-staffed slaughterhouses, teeming feedlots and cookie cutter strip malls of Middle America, what Don discovers is a 'Fast Food Nation' of consumers who haven't realised it is they who are being consumed by an industry with a seemingly endless appetite for fresh meat.

1 hour, 50 minutes

Last on

Fri 26 Mar 2010 23:40

Credits

Role Contributor
Don HendersonGreg Kinnear
DirectorRichard Linklater
CindyPatricia Arquette
PeteEthan Hawke
Rudy MartinKris Kristofferson
WriterEric Schlosser
WriterRichard Linklater