Freedom Fries Analysis

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Freedom Fries: And Other Stupidity We’ll Have to Explain to Our Grandchildren is a critical and an interesting movie that talks about consumption and patriotism in the USA. The film was released in 2006 by Carl Christman, and it explores the ridiculousness of the actions portrayed by Americans and explains that the ridiculousness of their behavior has its roots in their culture. The film heavily criticizes consumerism with much emphasis on the hope that the people of America will change. Moreover, Freedom Fries: And Other Stupidity We’ll Have to Explain to Our Grandchildren criticizes the pouring of French wine worth one thousand dollars in front of a restaurant into a drain. The Americans are seen protesting by pouring wine in front of the French council in Los Angeles…show more content…
The individuals or groups who are against consumerism are said to be unpatriotic not only by the fellow citizens, but by the government. When an interview is conducted on the subjects, the amount of time and money they claim to spend on shopping is surprising. A large number these people use credit cards, where half of them are not able to pay every month. Cases of bankruptcy increase as citizens are more consumed with spending other than saving. Finally, the film Freedom Fries: And Other Stupidity We’ll Have to Explain to Our Grandchildren tries to offer solutions to the negative methods used by the government. However, the government being with consumerism makes it difficult to control of course. By Reverend Billy being arrested several times, it indicated how much the government supports consumerism. The men and women who stand out to fight consumerism are discouraged. A similar act of people being fought due to fighting consumerism is witnesses in the film What Would Jesus

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