Not for the faint of heart. A damning look at the fast food industry and how bad it is.
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An interesting look into the fast food industry and the people that are affected by it.
Sàtira sobre el menjar ràpid que no deixa de ser correcta i que justeja per moments.
Fast Food Nation is a 2006 American/British drama film directed by Richard Linklater. The screenplay was written by Linklater and Eric Schlosser, loosely based on the latter's bestselling 2001 non-fiction book of the same name. This film was the debut of pop rock singer Avril Lavigne as an actress.
The film has several interwoven plot lines.
Don Anderson (Greg Kinnear) is the Mickey's hamburger chain marketing director who helped develop the "Big One", its most popular menu item. When he learns that independent research has discovered a considerable presence of fecal matter in the meat, he travels to the fictitious town of Cody, Colorado to determine if the local Uni-Globe meatpacking processing plant, Mickey's main meat supplier, is guilty of sloppy production. Don's tour shows him only the pristine work areas and most efficient procedures, assuring him that everything the company produces is immaculate.
Suspicious of the facade he's been shown, Don meets up with rancher Rudy Martin ...