Monday, April 16, 2007

Michael Moore takes emergency workers to Cuba

FILMMAKER Michael Moore has caused a furore by taking ailing Ground Zero emergency workers to Cuba to show the US health-care system is inferior to Fidel Castro's. The trip by his production company was reportedly filmed as part of the director's latest documentary, Sicko.

The film is an attack on US drug companies and private health insurance firms, which Moore hopes to show at Cannes Film Festival next month.

Two years in the making, the flick also takes aim at the shortfall in medical care being provided to people who worked on the toxic World Trade Centre debris pile.

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