Bananas!* (2009)

Director
Fredrik Gertten

Main cast
Byron Rosales Romero; Juan J. Dominguez; Duane Miller; Rick McKnight; David Delorenzo

Genres
Documentary, Foreign

Description
Juan “Accidentes” Dominguez is on his biggest case ever. On behalf of twelve Nicaraguan banana workers he is tackling Dole Food in a ground-breaking legal battle for their use of a banned pesticide that was known by the company to cause sterility. Can he beat the giant, or will the corporation get away with it? In the suspenseful documentary BANANAS!*, filmmaker Fredrik Gertten sheds new light on the global politics of food.


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