Big Boys Gone Bananas!*

Big Boys Gone Bananas!*

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Big Boys Gone Bananas!*

Swedish filmmaker Fredrik Gertten gets into a protracted legal battle with American-based agricultural giant Dole after the company threatens him with legal action for his documentary detailing the successful lawsuit brought against them by a group of 12 Nigerian plantation workers. Back in 2009, Gertten's film Bananas!* was selected as a competing entry in the Los Angeles Film Festival. Shortly thereafter, as the filmmaker began preparing for his trip to the United States, he receives some distressing news: Not only had Bananas!* been pulled from competition, but a subsequent letter from Dole's lawyers warned of severe legal repercussions if he persisted in showing the film. Even worse, an alarmingly deceptive article about Bananas!* appeared on the cover of the Los Angeles Business Journal just one week before its scheduled premiere, effectively portraying the filmmaker and his collaborators as the villains despite the fact that no one at Dole had yet to see the finished film. In Big Boys Gone Bananas!*, Gertten confronts Dole out in the open, exposing their tactics while fighting against powerful corporate interests that would sooner silence free speech than own up to their mistakes.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/29/2013
UPC: 0829567088029
Original Release: 2012
Rating: NR
Source: Virgil Films
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:45:00
Sales rank: 65,513

Special Features

Filmmaker spotlight; Coming attractions

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Alex Rivera Participant
Alfonso Allende Participant
Arvid Jurjaks Participant
Bart Simpson Participant
Bernt Hermele Participant
Charlotte Lundgren Participant
Dan Koeppel Participant
David Magdael Participant
Dawn Hudson Participant
Fredrik Gertten Participant
Jesper Osmund Participant
Juan Dominguez Actor
Margarete Jangård Participant
Kenneth J. Silverstein Participant
Linciln Bandlow Participant
Steve Rendell Participant
Tim Burt Participant
Sven Hughes Participant

Technical Credits
Fredrik Gertten Director,Executive Producer,Screenwriter
Joseph Aguirre Cinematographer
Kiki Allgeier Cinematographer
Niels Pagh Andersen Consultant/advisor
Einar Arnason Cinematographer
Stefan Berg Cinematographer
Lina Bertilsson Production Manager
Benjamin Binderup Editor
Jesper Osmund Christensen Editor
Joakim Demmer Cinematographer
Devin Doyle Cinematographer
Desh Ferando Cinematographer
Ebbe Gertten Sound/Sound Designer
Doug Gritzmacher Cinematographer
Margarete Jangård Producer
Malin Korkeasalo Cinematographer
Tomas Kurkinas Cinematographer
Tobias Lilja Cinematographer
Dan "Gisen" Malmquist Score Composer
Conny Malmqvist Score Composer
Terese Mörnvik Cinematographer
Gabriel Noguez Cinematographer
Hjalmar Palmgren Co-producer
Frank Pineda Cinematographer
Tomas Ramanauskas Cinematographer
Bart Simpson Sound/Sound Designer
Anna Sivertsson Cinematographer
Sasha Snow Cinematographer
Christian Sparkes Cinematographer
Joakim Strand Co-producer
Emma Svensson Cinematographer,Sound/Sound Designer
Alexander Thornqvist Sound/Sound Designer
Jason Wawro Cinematographer
Basia Winograd Cinematographer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Big Boys Gone Bananas!
1. Chapter 1
2. Chapter 2
3. Chapter 3
4. Chapter 4
5. Chapter 5
6. Chapter 6
7. Chapter 7
8. Chapter 8
9. Chapter 9
10. Chapter 10
11. Chapter 11
12. Chapter 12

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