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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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Cast

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
Zoë Gameau Zoë Gameau ... Herself (as Zoë 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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A film about what really happens when a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down See more »

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 July 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Caly ten cukier See more »

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Australia See more »

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2.35 : 1
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The film has been screened in hospitals, schools and prisons in Damon Gameau's native country of Australia, as well as Parliament. See more »

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Help The Medicine Go Down!
9 May 2018 | by JohnnyLee1See all my reviews

Fun film that truly opens our eyes to how the presence of sugar in our modern diet affects our health, both physically and emotionally. Sugar is in all processed foods even fruit juices. So we need to know how it affects us. Director Damon Gateau puts his health on the line to test what happens to our bodies and mood when we consume 40 teaspoons of sugar a day, which is the average amount in our modern diet. We become involved with his personal experiment and it's all presented breezily and with humour. The finale is an incredibly clever jingle/song that sums up the doco brilliantly. All performed by Gateau. The framing of the film with the birth of his child and how he develops his own "pregnant" stomach is hilarious! This movie could change your life!


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