"Set a new house record in Tokyo"
Devastating! A must-see!"
The New York Times
"Outstanding! Provocative! Eccentrically lovely and frequently horrifying ... deserves to find an audience of hungry cinephiles."
New York Magazine
"The 2001: A Space Odyssey of modern food production."
This is how successful documentary cinema can look like today.
A film event that will occupy peoples minds for a long time.
Geyrhalter, as director and cameraman, can also be compared with suspense master Hitchcock in this respect; a pure cineaste and motion scientist.
The filmmaker has had tremendous success with OUR DAILY BREAD.
Rarely has the movie business witnessed a more incisive view of the almightiness of technology. We give ourselves our daily bread today. The new movie of Nikolaus Geyrhalter shows the How in a most awe-inspiring manner.
An impressive piece of dramaturgy of image and sound. (...) The risky decision of leaving only the images to the viewers has paid off.
Austrian Film News
In light of the cool impact of the images of the new movie of Nikolaus Geyrhalter, the feeling that Stanley Kubricks Odyssee 2001 has long been caught up by reality sometimes creeps up with people. (...) The slaughterhouse turns into a conveyor belt, which turns into an operation room and then to a space station.
It is as convincing as it is risky: (...) without interviews, without comments, without music.
The most monumental premier in Austria (...): Geyrhalters movie OUR DAILY BREAD is a rhythmically and optically overwhelming sequence of tableaus from the nutrition industry that needs no comment.
Sometimes it almost looks like Science Fiction: OUR DAILY BREAD by Nikolaus Geyrhalter delivers an overwhelming image of the nutrition production industry.
OUR DAILY BREAD is too gruesome for words but it is a must-see for everyone. Its a movie that belongs in every school. Watch and feel. And knowing later as an adult that it should be different.