Percy, which is an upcoming film, based on a true story of Percy Schmeiser. This is a film that highlights the battle of the farmers against Monsanto. The movie features the actors, Christina Ricci who is playing an anti-GMO activist Rebecca Salcau, and Cristopher Walken who will play the main role in the movie, Percy.
These two characters are also accompanied by the amazing Roberta Maxwell, who is playing the role of Percy’s wife, Adam Beach as Percy’s neighbor, Luke Kirby as Percy’s son, Peter Stebbings as Rebecca’s NGO boss, Rick Aarons, and Martin Donovan as the conglomerate’s lead lawyer.
The horticulture mammoth Monsanto sued this canola rancher from Saskatchewan, Canada, over patent encroachment in 1998. As indicated by the outline, as he talks about the business practices of the organization, Percy discovers that he very represents a large number of other disappointed ranchers around the globe. He at that point turns into a clueless society legend in a urgent war for their rights and for against corporate greed.
After the GMO canola of Monsanto was discovered developing on Percy’s ranch without a permit, the organization effectively sued him for patent infringement. In 2004, the case advanced toward the Supreme Court of Canada, where makes a decision about ruled 5-4 for Monsanto, and he lost.
In any case, right up ’til the present time, he keeps up that the seeds unintentionally blew onto his property, and his story turned into an image of the battle against Monsanto around the world and he was viewed as an anti-GMO folk hero.
In 2008, he was additionally depicted in the narrative David versus Monsanto. He says that despite the fact that he lost the case, they figured out how to convey the world’s thoughtfulness regarding the impacts of GMOs.
On the other side of the coin, on its site, Monsanto claims that Percy Schmeiser isn’t a legend, however a patent infringer who realizes how to recount to a decent story. They guarantee that he utilized their licensed innovation without authorization to plant the seeds in his fields.
After a couple of decades of very intense legal battles, court cases that captured the farmer’s attention, and non-GMO activists everywhere, are going to be revealed in the public.
The story of Percy Schmeiser is going to be immortalized on the silver scree, therefore the whole world is going to be able to see it. So, this movie is believed to be able to expose Monsanto to a millions of people, an audience so large like never before!