Fast Food Nation 2006

Fast Food Nation is a 2006 American/British drama film directed by Richard Linklater. The screenplay by Linklater and Eric Schlosser is loosely based on Schlosser’s bestselling 2001 non-fiction book Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal.

Plot: Don Anderson (Greg Kinnear) is the Mickey’s food restaurant chain’s Marketing Director. He is the inventor of the “Big One” the hamburger best seller of Mickey’s. An independent research reports the presence of cow’s feces in the Big One. So Don is sent to Cody, Colorado, to verify if the slaughterhouse, main supplier of Mickey’s, is efficient as it appears and the production process is regular. During his investigations he discovers the horrible truth behind a simple hamburger; the reality is not like we think it is. Don discovers that the mass production system involves from the temp workers like Amber (Ashley Jonhson), to the exploitation of Mexican irregular immigrants. It is not only the meat that is crush in the mincing machine, but all our society.
* Greg Kinnear as Don Anderson
* Wilmer Valderrama as Raul
* Bobby Cannavale as Mike
* Catalina Sandino Moreno as Sylvia
* Bruce Willis as Harry Rydell
* Kris Kristofferson as Rudy Martin

Watch Fast Food Nation 2006 Trailer