'Sicko' opens in the cinemas

Fearless US film-maker Michael Moore's documentary attack on the American big business-run health care system, opens this weekend. The-Latest gives you some of the film's highlights.



  • Man in a bunny suit being turned away from the hospital emergency room
  • Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline chief executive officer Jean-Pierre Garnier at his front door in pyjamas and hair curlers, refusing to be interviewed
  • That priceless moment when George W. Bush's aide whispers to the president that his blood cholesterol count is really, really bad
  • America's Surgeon General is caught on film coughing and sneezing
  • A brief segment on global warming, just to cover all the bases
  • Uninsured toddler dumped on Vice-President Dick Cheney's lawn at 3 am
  • Waiting room montage set to Robert Palmer's song, Bad Case of Loving You (Doctor, Doctor)
  • Thirty seconds of unbiased, objective journalism

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