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Big Boys Gone Bananas! (2011)

Region: 2
UPC/Barcode: 5050968009817
Released: 3rd December 2012
Release type: Retail / Rental
No. of Discs: 1
Catalogue No: DOG276
Category: Feature, Documentary
Format: DVD / Normal
Big Boys Gone Bananas! (2011) (Retail / Rental)


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Film information

Story: Documentary following the attempts of food giant Dole to silence a film crew who called their practices into question. In 2009, Swedish filmmaker Fredrik Gertten made a documentary called 'Bananas!', following a group of Nicaraguan workers who won a lawsuit against Dole after claiming that they were being poisoned. Subsequently, the film came up against distribution problems: the Los Angeles film festival, which was lined up to premiere the film, was put under pressure to pull it from its programme, while the director found himself issued with a lawsuit from Dole, and Swedish journalists and MPs were also put under pressure from the company.

Cinematographer: Joseph Aguirre, Kiki Allgeier, Stefan Berg, Joakim Demmer, Malin Korkeasalo, Gabriel Noguez, Frank Pineda, Sasha Snow, Jason Wawro

Directed by: Fredrik Gertten

Music by: Dan Gisen Malmquist, Conny Malmqvist

Produced by: Margarete Jangard

DVD information

Studio/distributor: Dogwoof Digital

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