Sicko is a 2007 american documentary film made by filmmaker michael moore the film investigates health care in the united states, focusing on its health insurance and the pharmaceutical industry. Michael moore's new film is built around war stories of everyday americans battling for humane health care treatment after a pointless dig at george w bush, moore explains that sicko's subject. There's an early scene in michael moore's new film sicko where a guy sits in his living room with a needle and thread not doing embroidery but sewing up a nasty gash in his knee the guy's one of the tens of millions of americans with no health care coverage. Michael moore's last two films were based on opinions that many people vehemently opposed: that america has too many guns, and that george w bush is a bad president it didn't matter how persuasive the films might have been, because half the population disagreed with them before the opening.
Directed by michael moore with michael moore, tucker albrizzi, tony benn, george w bush a documentary comparing the highly profitable american health care industry to other nations, and hmo horror stories including shotgun deaths. After all the usual controversy that swirls around any film by director and rabble-rouser michael moore, and after all those stories about moore taking 9/11 workers to cuba for treatment, sicko is finally in theaters eunice wong delivers her diagnosis for truthdig. Perhaps you have forgotten that this article is not about michael moore, but concerns the film sicko, which has received very good reviews, placing 92% on rotten tomatoes alone. A documentary comparing the highly profitable american health care industry to other nations, and hmo horror stories. America's most inspired polemicist -- and most polarizing filmmaker -- michael moore returns to the fray with his first movie since fahrenheit 9/11 broke box-office records and challenged george w bush's white house. Learn vocabulary through movies sicko 1 sicko (answers) note: definitions for the italic words/phrases are provided in the glossary (p3) task 1: synopsis.
Watch sicko for free two con men are in over their heads in trouble when they tried to cross a very sick loan shark. Read the empire review of sicko find out everything you need to know about the film from the world's biggest movie destination. Michael moore's sicko, which opened nationwide friday, is filled with horror stories of people who are deprived of medical service because they can't afford it or haven't been able to navigate the murky waters of managed care in the united states. Watch sicko online sicko the 2007 movie reviews, trailers, videos and more at yidio.
After watching michael moore's controversial documentary sicko and reading the nanny state i felt that america was in big trouble as far as health care is concerned. Official website of the academy-award winning filmmaker and best-selling author, michael moore. Sicko news find breaking news, commentary, and archival information about sicko from the latimes.
Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing sicko near you enter city, state or zip code go fandango fanalert sign up for a fanalert and be the first to know when tickets and other exclusives are available in your area also sign me up for fanmail. Paul arthur recently wrote about the idea of aesthetic ethics in relation to documentary filmmaking in an issue of film comment arthur's argument was that aesthetic ethics are part of the visual landscape in documentary films whereas in narrative cinema. Sicko is a must-see documentary sicko creator michael moore answers that all-important question in his best documentary yet forget whatever criticism you may have heard about sicko -- this is a michael moore masterpiece: a courageous.
This is sicko by mmflint on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. Documentary look at health care in the united states as provided by profit-oriented health maintenance organizations (hmos) compared to free, universal care in. Get this from a library sicko [kathleen r glynn harvey weinstein bob weinstein meghan o'hara michael moore weinstein company dog eat dog films weinstein company home entertainment (firm) genius products, inc] -- filmmaker michael moore critiques the american health care system. Watch sicko online full movie, sicko full hd with english subtitle stars: michael moore, billy crystal, george w bush, bill clinton, tucker albrizzi, tony benn, reggie cervantes, hillary clinton.