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Canned Dreams (2012)

Säilöttyjä unelmia (original title)
Canned Dreams is a film about workers and their dreams on the journey of a canned food product.

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Canned Dreams is a film about workers and their dreams on the journey of a canned food product.

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Celebrating the Bloom of Individuality Amidst the Backdrop of Mass-Production
6 August 2012 | by (Bradenton, FL) – See all my reviews

An eight-country tour of the vital ingredients that go into making a can of pre-packaged ravioli. It ducks the usual gross-out exploitative route (though there are a few unavoidable scenes set in an active slaughterhouse) by focusing on the personal stories of individual workers at each location. That shifts the tone from a disturbing stomach-shifter to a real human interest story, spiced with dashes of sadness, contentment, vengeance and yearning. For those of us watching from the comfort of our first world couches, it's a vivid, tangible example of the lives our counterparts lead elsewhere in the world. Captivating, stirring and educational, if occasionally too sentimental and lingering.


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