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1 hr. 24 min.

Plot Summary
Documentarian Franny Armstrong explores the infamous "McLibel" case, a lawsuit filed by the McDonald's Corporation that targeted two members of the London Greenpeace environmentalist collective who distributed a brochure denouncing the products and business practices of the massive fast food restaurant chain. Employing courtroom reenactments directed by prominent British filmmaker Ken Loach, the film reveals the extreme financial lengths McDonald's goes to in order to win the suit.


Director: Franny Armstrong

Genres: Documentary

McLibel (2005)

Release Date: June 10th, 2005|1 hr. 24 min.

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  • 75
    John McMurtrie San Francisco Chronicle

    A stirring and sometimes funny film. show more

  • 100
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Riveting, suspenseful, and a perfect antidote to the too-tricky documentary "Super-Size Me." show more

  • 75
    Sean Axmaker Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Steel and Morris are simply a couple of ordinary citizens who stand up for their ideals and their rights in the face of intimidation. Which is what makes this underdog story matter. show more

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