Classic Film: Fast Food Nation (2006)


Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Directed by Richard Linklater
Rated R, 116 minutes

When a marketing executive for the Mickey’s burger chain is told there’s a nasty secret ingredient in his latest culinary creation, he heads for the ranches and slaughterhouses of Colorado to investigate…but discovers the truth is a bit difficult to swallow. Inspired by the incendiary New York Times bestseller that exposed the hidden facts behind America’s fast food industry, Fast Food Nation features an all-star ensemble cast including Greg Kinnear, Bruce Willis, Kris Kristofferson, Wilmer Valderrama, Patricia Arquette and Luis Guzm├ín.