Sugar Film Supersize Me

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That sugar film, such a relevant name for the documentary created by Damon Gameau. This documentary tells us the story of a 2 month-long experiment in self-destructive eating. A unique thing about this documentary would be that it fits so well with today's society. Everywhere you look, someone is eating or drinking something that is potentially loaded with sugar. That Sugar Film highlights all the products in supermarkets that are the ‘healthy’ option. Unlike, Morgan Spurlock's Supersize me, Damon Gameau doesn’t try to influence us into believing sugar is bad and that everyone has to get rid of it, quite the contrary he makes it explicitly clear that sugar isn’t evil, but life can be so much better if you get rid of it

So with the help of his experts; Sharon Johnston, nutritionist and David Gillespie, Lawyer and Author of ‘Sweet Poison’, Gameau embarks on a journey that shows his opinion about sugar. Throughout the documentary, he also involves the help of Hugh Jackman who does some hocus pocus with visual aides concocted with sugar granules on a lit-up podium to illustrate the history of sugar and Brit wit Stephen Fry who elucidates the difference between glucose, lactose, sucrose and fructose in rhyme. The way that Gameau chooses his information is clever. Instead of that
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Sensationalism basically presents stories in a way that intends to provoke public interest or excitement, at the cost of accuracy, because, come on, who wants something that's correct when it could be all exciting and gossip worthy. So this is heartbreaking and I'm sorry to all the gossips but filmmaker Gameau has a rare gift for making something that should be boring into something interesting. This is most likely because he uses bigwigs such as the aforementioned Hugh Jackman and Stephen King as well as his skilled music

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