Sicko - Michael Moore Documentary

How would you feel if your country, a developed country had worse health conditions than that of a third world country? How would you feel if you couldn’t get treatment because if your illness? And how would you feel if your family member died when they could have been saved? Michael Moore’s documentary “Sicko” created in 2007, protests against the corrupt health system and health insurance companies in America.
In the years of the 21st century, many began questioning their health system; however no one provided the truth. This is where Michael Moore comes into the picture. Article 25 from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights founded in 1945 says: “Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family.” If this is the case; then why is it that 50 million American’s had no health insurance in 2007? In the years of the 21st century equality fails to exist in America, the access to health isn’t visible across the board and the abuse of the Human Rights Declaration leaves injustice done to Eleanor Roosevelt, who fought for more than 10 years for it.
Hospitals and doctors in America work much differently than in Australia, they do not treat any patient if they are unable to pay.
Moore’s protesting means can be seen through various film techniques such as:
  * Anecdotes
  * Sound effects
  * Facts and stats, and
  * Camera angles
Moore has presented over 50 anecdotes by various people all over the world. You think the note book is a tear jerker? Watch Sicko! The stories are factual, real and heartbreaking. Dawnelle Keye’s 3 year old daughter, Mychelle, suffered from a temperature of 40 degrees Celsius and like any other responsible mother she called 911 and took Mychelle to the nearest hospital, Kaiser Hospital. However, when they arrived at the hospital, they told her they wouldn’t be able to treat her daughter or give her any antibiotics; therefore they transferred her to Martin Luther King...