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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Catalina Sandino Moreno
Ethan Hawke
Luis Guzman
Avril Lavigne
Patricia Arquette
Bobby Cannavale
Ethan Hawke
Greg Kinnear
Kris Kristofferson
Wilmer Valderrama
Directors
Richard Linklater
Screenwriters
Richard Linklater
Eric Schlosser
Running Time
113 minutes

Fast Food Nation
Linklater turns the non-fiction bestseller into a fascinating and engaging feature.


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Fast Food Nation

Plot
Burger executive Don Henderson (Kinnear) travels to the packing plants and ranches of Colorado to investigate claims that there is excrement in the meat. His story soon links with that of burger-flippers, illegal immigrants and ranchers.


Verdict
A gross and engrossing attempt to humanise a hot-button subject, using a star-sprinkled cast to reveal some unpalatable truths.


Reviewed by Damon Wise

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