If only Noah’s Ark had room for Chicken McNuggets.
Trays weighed down with chunky burgers drift across the surface of the water before capsizing, while electronics provide the sizzle as they spark and short out. The realism is impressive, and the soundtrack is so calming it could lull me to sleep if it weren’t for the suspense brought on by watching the slow demise of a corporate behemoth.
Although the film provides the same sort of sugar fix for the anti-corporate crowd that McDonald’s does for fast food junkies, the message is more complex.
“Without being didactic, Flooded McDonald’s hints at the consumer-driven power and influence, but also impotence, of large multinationals in the face of climate change. Without apportioning blame, the film questions with whom ultimate responsibility lies.”