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Workingman's Death (2005)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 25 November 2005 (Austria)
A documentary on the extremes to which workers will go to earn a living.

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Michael Glawogger

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A documentary on the extremes to which workers will go to earn a living.

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Austria | Germany | Indonesia | France

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25 November 2005 (Austria) See more »

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A Morte do Homem Trabalhador See more »

Filming Locations:

Anshan, Liaoning, China See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$2,214, 26 February 2006, Limited Release
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Dolby Digital EX

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1.85 : 1
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The 20 mins of Slaughter was too much
28 December 2012 | by ken-roberts-1See all my reviews

I was fascinated by this documentary and wanted to see more. Then the long, never-ending series of animal murders began. I am not an animal activist but I should be, because nothing bothers me more than to see a human being kill an animal. Those scenes made Hannibal Lector look like an alter boy.

The horror of it - I watched for 3 minutes or so and had to turn it off. Each animal saw and smelled all the death around him as he was dragged around in the mud, waiting his turn. The twitching bodies of those still not quite dead . . . too much. I realize that those people did it to feed and support themselves - but I will never forget those scenes. Maybe that was the point.


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