Mississippi Chicken
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Mississippi Chicken
Poultry processing is responsible for some of the toughest, dirtiest, and most dangerous jobs in the United States, and in the Deep South employers have long had trouble finding workers willing to work long hours in bloody processing plants for low wages (the average Mississippi poultry worker earns less than 18,000 dollars a year). However, in the 1990s, Mississippi poultry facilities found a new and reliable source of labor -- Hispanic immigrants, many undocumented and unable to speak English, who are willing to work punishing hours for meager pay, and are often in no position to complain to… More
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"Chicken creeps up on the viewer and, by the final credits, insinuates a lot of peripheral information that somehow adds up to a very unique experience."
‑ Ronnie Scheib, Variety
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