Our daily Bread

An intimate insight in the industrial food production and high-tech agriculture

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Official film description...

Welcome to the world of industrial food production and high-tech farming. To the rhythm of conveyor belts and immense machines, the film looks without commenting in the places where food is produced: monumental spaces, surreal landscapes and bizarre sounds a cool, industrial environment which leaves little space for individualism. People, animals, crops and machines play a supporting role in the logistics of this system which provides our society s standard of living.

“Our Daily Bread” is a wide-screen tableau of a feast which isn't always easy to digest and in which we all take part. A pure, meticulous and high-end film experience that enables the audience to form their own ideas.

Further reviews...

“Devastating! A must-see!” – The New York Times

“Outstanding! Provocative! Eccentrically lovely and frequently horrifying … deserves to find an audience of hungry cinephiles.” – Premiere

“An impressive piece of dramaturgy of image and sound. (…) The risky decision of leaving only the images to the viewers has paid off.” – Austrian Film News

“Sometimes it almost looks like Science Fiction: 'Our Daily Bread' by Nikolaus Geyrhalter delivers an overwhelming image of the nutrition production industry.” – Die Presse

Technical information and screening rights...

Director: Nikolaus Geyrhalter
Script: Nikolaus Geyrhalter & Wolfgang Widerhofer
Production: Nikolaus Geyrhalter, Wolfgang Widerhofer, Markus Glaser & Michael Kitzberger
Country: Austria
Year: 2005
Run Time: 92 minutes
Language (Audio): German
Screening rights Switzerland: MovieBiz

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