Food, Inc.

You'll never look at dinner the same way again


Food, Inc.
This highly-rated Oscar-nominated documentary takes a piercing look at modern food production and the consequences for our health, and the health of the animals and plants that we eat. By exposing exactly what goes on behind the scenes, the makers hope to bring about a change in what we eat, and how it is produced.

94 minutes.
Mature Accompaniment under 13.
Documentary, On the art circuit
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Let's go round up the chickens.

Credits

Cast
Gary Hirshberg, Michael Pollan, Troy Roush, Joel Salatin, Eric Schlosser
Director
Robert Kenner
ScreenplayRobert Kenner, Elise Pearlstein, Kim Roberts
MusicMark Adler
CinematographyRichard Pearce
EditingKim Roberts
Sound formatsDolby Digital
Made in2008
Produced byMagnolia Pictures, Participants Media, River Road Entertainment

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDocumentary
LanguageNone
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceDisturbing scenes, moderate, of real life cruelty to animals
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsThis movie, although educational, has some harrowing scenes showing cruelty to animals that could disturb and create a severe sense of insecurity in young unaccompanied viewers.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.



Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Wesley Morris quote iconServing up righteous indignation
15
Die Burger
Paul Boekkooi quote iconFeite oor kos laat jou maag behoorlik draai
15
Cape Times
Michael Sragow quote iconThe case against agribusiness
20
Box Office
Pete Hammond quote iconA sobering and worthwhile look at an important subject many have not even thought about.
20
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert quote iconA fast-food meal is a heart attack in a paper bag.
18
eye Weekly
Kate Carraway quote iconFood, Inc. features a lot of intelligent commentary
15
Rolling Stone
Peter Travers quote iconIf the way to an audience's heart is through its stomach, Food, Inc. is a movie you're going to love.
18
Metacritic.com
28 critics
16
Rottentomatoes critics
89 critics
16
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote icon An eye-opening expose of the modern food industry, Food, Inc. is both fascinating and terrifying, and essential viewing for any health-conscious citizen.
19

What the People say

Internet
5964 Netizens quote iconMust-see documentary for anyone who eats
16

Average .. 85%

17

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