Following on the heels of his Palm d'Or winning "Fahrenheit 9/11"
and his Oscar winning film "Bowling for Columbine," acclaimed filmmaker Michael Moore's new documentary sets out to investigate the American healthcare system. Sticking to his tried-and-true one-man approach, Moore sheds light on the complicated medical affairs of individuals and local communities.
"Sicko" is not a movie about the 50 million Americans walking around without health insurance. Sicko is a movie about the other 250 million of us who have insurance, but are being taken advantage of.
"Sicko" investigates the United States health care system with a focus on for-profit health insurance and the pharmaceutical industry. The film contrasts the U.S. system with Canada's single player system and other universal healthcare systems, including those in France, England and Cuba.
Powerful, well-made and relevant to you. Regardless of your opinion of Moore, it delves into a topic that all Americans are somewhat united on, a desire for affordable, quality healthcare.