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That Sugar Film (2014)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 31 July 2015 (USA)
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Damon Gameau embarks on an experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body.

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Credited cast:
Damon Gameau ... Himself
Hugh Jackman ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Milla Bakaitis Milla Bakaitis ... Sugar Devil
Richard Davies ... Sugar Shopper
Skylar Delphinus Skylar Delphinus ... Sugar Dancer & Shopper
Christina Evans ... Sugar Dancer & Shopper
Stephen Fry ... Himself
Zoe Gameau Zoe Gameau ... Herself (as Zoe Tuckwell-Smith)
Lisa Gloufchis Lisa Gloufchis ... Sugar Dancer
Benjamin Hancock Benjamin Hancock ... Sugar Dancer
Zelia Kitoko Zelia Kitoko ... Sugar Dancer & Shopper
Isabel Lucas ... Herself
Jessica Marais ... Herself
Brenton Thwaites ... Himself
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One man's journey to discover the bitter truth about sugar. Damon Gameau embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived as 'healthy'. Through this entertaining and informative journey, Damon highlights some of the issues that plague the sugar industry, and where sugar lurks on supermarket shelves. Written by Madman Entertainment

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This will change the way you think about 'healthy' food. See more »

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Australia

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English

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31 July 2015 (USA) See more »

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Caly ten cukier See more »

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One of the inspirations for the film happened 10 years earlier when Australian Aboriginal actor David Gulpilil invited Damon Gameau, his co-star from The Tracker (2002), to visit him in his native land, the Arnhem area of Australia's Northern Territory. Gameau was immediately struck by how much Western culture and food had been assimilated into the Aboriginal lands. Seeing mothers feed their babies Coca-Cola through their baby bottles disturbed him greatly. See more »

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More than a spoonful ...

Are we able to stomach another movie about health and the way we are used to eat? That depends on yourself. This movie is not as out there as the one about McDonalds/Fast Food (Supersize me), because it is about everyday food and things you may eat and drink yourself. Actually it is very likely that you consume most of the things, not being aware about the sugar they contain.

If you're made aware of this though, will you be able to eat and drink more healthy? If even smoothies have more sugar than you'd think (or is it just me), what options are there? You get a couple of solutions and answers, but the movie never tells you that you have to do this or that. The ultimate decision lies within yourself ... And if you think about Mary Poppins while watching: The movie acknowledges this too ...


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