McLibel is the true story of a postman and a gardener who took on McDonald's and wouldn't say "McSorry." In what became the longest trial in English legal history the "McLibel 2" represented themselves against McDonald's $19 million legal team. In this entertaining documentary, every aspect of the corporation's business is cross-examined: from junk food and McJobs, to animal cruelty, environmental damage and the company's advertising to children. McLibel is not about hamburgers. It is about the power multinational corporations wield over our everyday lives and two unlikely heroes who are changing McWorld.

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McLibel (2005)

Unrated

Documentary · 1h 25m · 8/30/2005

    

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McLibel is the true story of a postman and a gardener who took on McDonald's and wouldn't say "McSorry." In what became the longest trial in English legal history the "McLibel 2" represented themselves against McDonald's $19 million legal team. In this entertaining documentary, every aspect of the corporation's business is cross-examined: from junk food and McJobs, to animal cruelty, environmental damage and the company's advertising to children. McLibel is not about hamburgers. It is about the power multinational corporations wield over our everyday lives and two unlikely heroes who are changing McWorld.

Release Country

United States

Barcode

881394500822

Release Date

8/30/2005

Media Type

Documentary

Audio

  English     

Studio

Cinema Libre Studio

Video Format

NTSC

Aspect Ratio

1.33:1

Discs

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Cast
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Julia Sawalha

Helen Steel (1 episode, 1997)
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Peter-Hugo Daly

Dave Morris (unknown episodes)
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Malcolm Sinclair

Richard Rampton QC (unknown episodes)
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Clive Merrison

Mr. Justice Bell (unknown episodes)
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Angus MacInnes

Paul Preston (unknown episodes)
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Sheena McDonald

Presenter (unknown episodes)
Crew
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James Cellan Jones

Director
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