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THE FOUNDER. John Lee Hancock, dir. Robert D. Siegel, script. USA:,FiimNation Entertainments and The Weinstein Company present Faliro House Productions, The Combine Speedie Distribution (prod.) / Weinstein (US dist)., 2017. See IMDb for complexities of distribution.[1]

Logline on IMDb: "The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers' innovative fast food eatery, McDonald's, into one of the biggest restaurant businesses in the world with a combination of ambition, persistence, and ruthlessness."[2] It is never made explicit, but the innovation of the McDonald brothers was applying to the drive-in restaurant model the time-motion techniques of Frederick Winslow Taylor and, to a lesser extent, the production theories of Henry Ford.[3] Note scene of balletic movement of workers as the McDonald brothers figure out the most efficient design of their store (a word that is used in the movie).

RDE, 31/I/17