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The Ghosts in Our Machine (2013)

A cinematic documentary that illuminates the lives of individual animals living within and rescued from the machine of our modern world.

Director:

Liz Marshall

Writer:

Liz Marshall

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Cast

Credited cast:
Marcel Saba Marcel Saba ... Himself - Agent for Redux Pictures
Lori Reese Lori Reese ... Herself - Redux Pictures
Perrie Wardell Perrie Wardell ... Himself - Redux Pictures
Martin Rowe Martin Rowe ... Himself - Co-Founder, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief, Lantern Books
Jasmin Singer Jasmin Singer ... Herself - Co-Founder and Executive Director, Our Hen House
Mariann Sullivan Mariann Sullivan ... Herself - Co-Founder and Program Director, Our Hen House
Marcus Marcus ... Himself - Investigator
Susie Coston Susie Coston ... Herself - National Shelter Director, Farm Sanctuary
Melanie Dion-Eadon Melanie Dion-Eadon ... Herself - Maggie and Abbey's Guardians
Mark Eadon Mark Eadon ... Himself - Maggie and Abbey's Guardians
James Wellford James Wellford ... Himself - Photo Editor, Newsweek
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jonathan Balcombe Jonathan Balcombe ... Himself - Author, Humane Society University (voice)
Gieri Bolliger Gieri Bolliger ... Himself - Attorney, Director of the Foundation for the Animal in the Law (voice) (as Dr. Gieri Bolliger)
Theodora Capaldo Theodora Capaldo ... Herself - President and Executive Director, New England Anti-Vivisection Society (voice) (as Dr. Theodora Capaldo)
Bruce Friedrich Bruce Friedrich ... Himself - Senior Director for Strategic Initiatives at Farm Sanctuary (voice)
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Storyline

THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE illuminates the lives of individual animals living within and rescued from the machine of our modern world. Through the heart and photographic lens of animal rights photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur, audiences become intimately familiar with a cast of non-human animals. From undercover investigations to joyful rescue missions, in North America and in Europe, each photograph and story is a window into global animal industries: Food, Fashion, Entertainment and Research. THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE charts McArthur's efforts to bring wider attention to a topic that most of humankind strives hard to avoid. Written by Liz Marshall

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Taglines:

Are non-human animals property to be owned and used, or are they sentient beings deserving of rights?

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Documentary

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English | French | Spanish | German | Portuguese

Release Date:

8 November 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Duchy wielkiej machiny See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,756, 8 November 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$20,344, 8 December 2013
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Ghosts Media See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (TV) (2014)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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The Ghosts In Our Machine
Written and Performed by Kyp Harness
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Very moving film
19 May 2014 | by robin-5-666256See all my reviews

This film puts you at the heart of animal cruelty by humans and those that are fighting for them. It helps to establish a connection and understanding as to why so many people want to help the voiceless. You get to see in their eyes in such a profound and clear way. You feel for them and the pain they endure. I can't think of a more effective way to help people relate to those of us that have dedicated our lives to ending the exploitation of innocent animals. The film is not all sad and depressing though. You also get to see those that have benefited from animal rights advocates through clips of animals that have been rescued. It is so joyful seeing the rescued animals running and playing in a happy and safe environment.


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