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Original title Bananas!*
Form Feature
Average rating 3,56 / 5
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed for all
Swedish release 2009-10-09

Plot summary

One third of the price of the average banana covers the cost of pesticides. All over the world, banana plantation workers are suffering and dying from the effects of these pesticides. Cancer,...

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Festival contact (documentary):

Sara Rüster
+46 8 665 11 41
sara.ruster@filminstitutet.se

Josefina Mothander
+46 8 665 12 67
Josefina.mothander@filminstitutet.se

 

Titles

Original title
Swedish release title
International title

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Idea
Producer
Line Producer
Director of Photography
Music
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Sound Design
Assistant to the Director
Advisor
Technical Advisor
Research
Co-Producer
Executive Producer
Production Accountant
Film Commissioner
Second Unit Director of Photography
Lab Coordinator
Digital Grading
Music Editor
Assistant Film Editor
Sound Editor
Re-recording Mixer
Graphic Design
Legal Advisor
Other Crew
Thanks to
Designed by

Cast

- Medverkande:
Juan J. Dominguez försvarsadvokat
Duane Miller
Byron Rosales Romero
Mercedes del Carmen Romero
Rick McKnight
David Delorenzo
Carlos Díaz Artiaga målsägare
Carlos Miguel Blanco målsägare
Macario Morales Mendoza målsägare
José López Mercado målsägare
José Rojas Laguna målsägare
Daniel Altamirano Cardenal målsägare
Claudio González målsägare
José Mendoza Gutiérrez målsägare
Reymundo Aguirres Caceres målsägare
Lizandro Espinoza Delgado målsägare
Secundino Rizo Herrera målsägare
César Calvero González målsägare
Padre Bayardo Aguilar Ocón präst i Chinandega, Nicaragua
César García Gutiérrez man i Chinandega, Nicaragua
Reynaldo Herrera man i Chinandega, Nicaragua
Antonio Hernández Ordeñana man i Chinandega, Nicaragua
Rony Jeronimo Palacios man i Chinandega, Nicaragua
Fernando Saravía Mejía man i Chinandega, Nicaragua
Antonio Osorio Martínez man i Chinandega, Nicaragua
Santos Izaguirre Albarenga man i Chinandega, Nicoragua
Francisco Torres Narváez man i Chinandega, Nicaragua
Orbán Rosales Romero man i Chinandega, Nicaragua
Hazel Rosales Romero kvinna i Chinandega, Nicaragua
Victoria G. Chaney domare, Los Angeles
Elmer Sabalburo tjänsteman, domstolen i Los Angeles
Roberto Rosales man i Los Angeles
Jose Luis García man i Los Angeles
Daniel Boone man i Los Angeles
Aurora Cortezer kvinna i Los Angeles
Ivonne Rodríguez kvinna i Los Angeles
Tenaya Hydrick kvinna i Los Angeles

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Plot summary

One third of the price of the average banana covers the cost of pesticides. All over the world, banana plantation workers are suffering and dying from the effects of these pesticides. Cancer, kidney failure, sterility. Juan Dominguez, a million-dollar personal injury lawyer in Los Angeles, is on his biggest case ever.  Dole Fruit and Dow Chemicals are on trial. And history is about to be made.

Swedish censorship

Censorship number 147072
Date 2009-09-14
Classification Allowed for all


Release dates

Festival showing 2009-06-20 The Regent Los Angeles, Kalifornien USA 80 min
2009-06-23 Landmark 8 Los Angeles, Kalifornien USA 80 min
Release in Sweden 2009-10-09 Sweden 80 min
Festival showing 2010-02-03 Haga 1 Göteborg Sweden 90 min
2010-03-19 Filmstaden 2 Malmö Sweden 87 min
DVD release 2009-12-09 Sweden 87 min
TV showing 2010-04-20 SVT1 Sweden 87 min
2012-08-16 SVT1 Sweden

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Awards

Festival Award San Francisco 2011 (Green Tenacity Award, San Francisco Green Film Festival, USA)
Prize Stockholm 2011 Fredrik Gertten (Publicistklubbens pris till Anna Politkovskajas minne)

Holdings Film

The information given here refers to film material in the Swedish Film Institute’s archive. Access to the archive’s stock is given on request, for research, other film archives and rights’ holders.

Element type Videokopia digital
Gauge Digital Betacam (PAL)


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Holdings Scripts

Script type Dialoglista
Script title Bananas!*. Svensk dialoglista.
Extent 103 s. + 18 s. för- och eftertext samt musiklista.
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Bananas . Dialogue transcript. Original language.
Extent 37 s.
Language Spanish


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Bananas . Dialogue transcript. Original language - including english translation in grey.
Extent 41 s.
Language English


Script type Dialoglista
Extent 19 s. + 2s. graphic cue list och title cards.
Language English


Script type Synopsis
Script title Bananas!* Synopsis, short.
Extent 1 s.
Language English


Script type Synopsis
Script title Bananas!* Synopsis, long.
Extent 1 s.
Language English


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Misc.prints
Language English


Type Program/Promotion material
Language English


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