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When banana ruled / Quark & ARTE France present ; a film by Mathilde Damoisel ; un film écrit et réalisé par Mathilde Damoisel ; produit par Juliette Guigon & Patrick Winocour.

Other Title:
Originally released in French under title: Loi de la banane
Publication:
Brooklyn, NY : Icarus Films, [2018]
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (55 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
burning
4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Banana trade -- Economic aspects -- Central America.
Banana trade -- Political aspects -- Central America.
Corporate power -- Central America -- History.
United Fruit Company -- History.
Globalization -- Central America -- History.
Corporate power.
Globalization.
International business enterprises.
Central America.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary films.
History.
Nonfiction films.
Language:
Narration in English; some interviews in French or German have English voiceovers and some archival footage in Spanish with English subtitles.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
System Details:
DVD-R, NTSC, all regions; widescreen (1.78:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0.
Dolby
stereo
optical
digital
widescreen (1.78:1)
NTSC
all regions
DVD-R video
video file
Summary:
Using extensive archival footage, the film tells the story of the men who made bananas the most ubiquitous fruit in the world, through a multinational empire that dominated production and sales, overthrew governments, and created a business model still largely used by today's tech giants.
Participant:
Interviewees, Geoffrey Jones, Gaël Giraud, Cécile Renouard.
Credits:
Directors of photography, Olivier Raffet, Scott Sinkler; editor, Solveig Risacher; music, Fabien Bourdier.
Notes:
Title from title frames.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 2017.
Stated duration of film on container is 52 minutes.
Contributor:
Damoisel, Mathilde, film director, screenwriter.
Guigon, Juliette, film producer.
Winocour, Patrick, film producer.
Jones, Geoffrey, 1952- interviewee.
Giraud, Gaël, interviewee.
Renouard, Cécile, interviewee.
Quark Productions, production company.
ARTE France, production company.
Icarus Films, publisher.
OCLC:
1043904294
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