The Bitter Taste of Tea (2008)

Flip the coin - Den bitre smag af te (original title)
Poor rewards and toxic work conditions plague worldwide tea production despite fair trade brands and good intentions.


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Credited cast:
Tisra Basanti Tisra Basanti ... Herself - Te-plukker i Bangladesh
Parthima Bivi Parthima Bivi ... Herself - Te-plukker i Indien
Ritt Bjerregaard Ritt Bjerregaard ... Herself - Overborgmester
Andrew Dawson ... Himself - Professor på University of Kandy
Annisette Hansen Annisette Hansen ... Herself - Sanger (as Annisette)
Jackson Jackson ... Himself - Te-plukker hos EPK
Nanna Lüders Jensen Nanna Lüders Jensen ... Herself - Sanger (as Nanna Lüders)
Frastus Mavia Khamasi Frastus Mavia Khamasi ... Himself - Te-arbejder hos EPK
Flemming Konradsen Flemming Konradsen ... Himself - Professor på Københavns Universitet
Vasantha Kumari Vasantha Kumari ... Herself - Enke i Sri Lanka
Pankaj Kunda Pankaj Kunda ... Himself - Indigenous People Development Association
Judith Kyst Judith Kyst ... Herself - Generalsekretær for Max Havelaar i Danmark
Michiel Leijnse Michiel Leijnse ... Himself - Lipton Global Marketing Manager
Francis Luaina Francis Luaina ... Himself - Tidl. inspektør hos EPK
L. Marduhay L. Marduhay ... Himself - Pensioneret te-arbejder på Sri Lanka


The third and final part of the Flip the Coin documentary series about the effects of globalization, this film documents poor financial rewards and toxic work conditions in tea plantations in Kenya, Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh despite their associations with major Western tea brands and the Max Havelaar fair trade organization. Written by Peter Brandt Nielsen

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tea | fair trade | sri lanka | kenya | india | See All (9) »






Denmark | Norway | Sweden



Release Date:

26 November 2008 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

DR1 Dokumentaren: Den bitre smag af te See more »

Filming Locations:

Bangladesh See more »

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