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Original title Big Boys Gone Bananas!*
Film type Feature
Category Documentary
Form Live-action
Average rating 3,83 / 5
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed for all
Dialogue
Swedish release 2012-02-24

Plot summary

A major corporation sees its brand defiled and reacts with full force. Dole sued Fredrik Gertten for his film Bananas!*, unleashing an arsenal of strong-arm tactics, media control and...

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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

 

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Swedish release title
International title
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Working title
Title for Swedish DVD release

Crew

Cast

Companies

Production Company WG Film AB
Copyright WG Film AB 2012
Sveriges Television AB 2012
Film i Skåne AB 2012
Co-Production Company Sveriges Television AB
Film i Skåne AB
Supported by MEDIA Programme of the European Community
Partner Oy Yleisradio Ab
Omroepvereniging VPRO
Against Gravity
Advance allocations Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet
Distributor in Sweden (DVD) Noble Entertainment AB 2012
Distributor in Sweden WG Film AB 2012

Plot summary

A major corporation sees its brand defiled and reacts with full force. Dole sued Fredrik Gertten for his film Bananas!*, unleashing an arsenal of strong-arm tactics, media control and PR spin. In Big Boys Gone Bananas!* we follow the events, and a clear picture emerges of just what freedom of speech is up against.

Swedish censorship / rating

Certificate number 200688
Date 2012-01-13
Classification Allowed for all


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.78:1
Length in minutes 87 min


Production location

2009-06-01 2011-11-01
Berlin Germany
Iceland
Los Angeles, Kalifornien USA
Malmö, Skåne län Sweden
new york, new york USA
Stockholm Sweden
Toronto, Ontario Canada
Vilnius Lithuania
Washington, District of Columbia USA

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2012-02-24 Sweden
Festival showing 2012-03-07 Victoria Stockholm Sweden 87 min (Tempo Dokumentärfilmfestival 6-11 mars, 2012)
TV showing 2012-08-23 SVT1 Sweden
DVD release 2012-08-15 Sweden

Awards

Festival Award Prag 2012 (Rudolf Vrba Award / Right to Know, One World, Tjeckien)
Prag 2012 (publikpris / Audicence Award, One World, Tjeckien)

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 Video tape digital
Gauge Digital Betacam (PAL)


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Holdings Scripts

Script type Dialoglista
Script title Big boys gone bananas!* Dialogue Transcript – English.
Extent 29 s. + 8 s. för- och eftertext samt musiklista.
Language Engelska


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Big boys gone bananas
Extent 55 s.
Language Svenska


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material
Language Engelska


Type Program/Promotion material


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