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Vegucated (2011)

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Vegucated is a guerrilla-style documentary that follows three meat- and cheese-loving New Yorkers who agree to adopt a vegan diet for six weeks and learn what it's all about.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marisa Miller Wolfson Marisa Miller Wolfson ... Herself
Chloe Davis Chloe Davis ... Herself
Cody Tarlow Cody Tarlow ... Himself
Molly Wadzeck Molly Wadzeck ... Herself (as Molly Wadzeck-Allen)
Marj Kleinman Marj Kleinman ... Herself
Kneel Cohn Kneel Cohn ... Himself
Margaret Rose Champagne ... Herself
Steven Bari Steven Bari ... Himself
Eric Piatowski Eric Piatowski ... Himself
Chris Nixon Chris Nixon ... Himself
Meghan Scibona Meghan Scibona ... Herself
Tesla Lobo Tesla Lobo ... Herself
Brian Flegel Brian Flegel ... Himself
Ellen Mausner Ellen Mausner ... Herself
Jesus Chirinos Jesus Chirinos ... Himself
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Vegucated is a guerrilla-style documentary that follows three meat- and cheese-loving New Yorkers who agree to adopt a vegan diet for six weeks and learn what it's all about. They have no idea that so much more than steak is at stake and that the planet's fate may fall on their plates. Lured by tales of weight lost and health regained, they begin to uncover hidden sides of animal agriculture that make them wonder whether solutions offered in films like Food, Inc. go far enough. Before long, they find themselves risking everything to expose an industry they supported just weeks before. But can their convictions carry them through when times get tough? What about on family vacations fraught with skeptical step-dads, carnivorous cousins, and breakfast buffets? Part sociological experiment and part adventure comedy, Vegucated showcases the rapid and at times comedic evolution of three people who are trying their darnedest to change in a culture that seems dead set against it. Written by Marisa Miller Wolfson

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Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 September 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

6 недель на траве See more »

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Vegan Rock
(aka "Geeno's song")
Written by 'Art Halperin'
Performed by 'Work of Art'
Courtesy of Sword in the Stone Records, Inc.
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Whom does this movie cater to?
16 October 2012 | by c-sai-dheerajSee all my reviews

I think this movie is overrated especially because Vegans support such initiatives in the form of videos/documentaries and movies.

I'm a Vegan but that has no effect on my rating for this movie.

This movie doesn't seem to cater to any specific portion of the audience. Is it for people considering Veganism? Or is it for people who are already Vegans? It doesn't motivate you to a vegan diet more than tell you that you can be perfectly happy with a Vegan diet.

Its more of a Vegan experience video log than a movie or a documentary.

Though I support Veganism all the way and applaud this movie for that, I don't consider this to be a great documentary.


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