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LoveMEATender (2011)

Meat production increases every year, but many people still have no idea what's on their plate or what it has taken to get it there. "We eat meat, but killing animals doesn't really happen,... See full summary »

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Manu Coeman
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Credited cast:
Marcio Astrini Marcio Astrini ... Self - Greenpeace Activist
Yves Berger Yves Berger ... Self - Interbev
Marie-Françoise Brizard Marie-Françoise Brizard ... Self - Farmer
Florence Burgat Florence Burgat ... Self - Philosopher
Moisés Jorge Costa Da Silva Moisés Jorge Costa Da Silva ... Self - Field-less Union
Olivier Coudron Olivier Coudron ... Self - Scientific Director of SIIN
Olivier De Schutter Olivier De Schutter ... Self - UN Special Reporter
Moustapha Diop Moustapha Diop ... Self - Head of Belleviande
Francisco Dos Santos Francisco Dos Santos ... Self - Field-less Union
Jane Goodall ... Self - President of Jane Goodall Institute
Sanjeev Gupta Sanjeev Gupta ... Self - Chair of Khushboo Feed Mills
Sicco Mansholt Sicco Mansholt ... Self - Former European Commissioner
Paul McCartney ... Self - Musician
Rajendra Pachauri Rajendra Pachauri ... Self - Chair of the IPCC
Jean-Pierre Pasquet Jean-Pierre Pasquet ... Self - Farmer
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Meat production increases every year, but many people still have no idea what's on their plate or what it has taken to get it there. "We eat meat, but killing animals doesn't really happen," says philosopher Florence Burgat. She is one of the many experts who have their say in director Manu Coeman's fierce indictment of the industrialized meat industry. LoveMEATender is packed with facts and figures, particularly in the first half, presented through clear comparisons and playful animations. The objective is to demonstrate the consequences of our excessive meat consumption: for the animals, for the earth, but also for our own bodies. Even people with very tough skin will have to swallow hard when seeing some of Coeman's shots. Chicks that are chucked down a funnel with a thud, floundering cows at a slaughterhouse, geese having food violently forced down their throats. Yet at the same time, LoveMEATender isn't a pessimistic film. Coeman's approach is hopeful, and he also shows us how ...

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Country:

Belgium

Language:

French

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2011 (Belgium) See more »

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