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Marquez 1Alexia MarquezENGL 22Professor HiltnerNovember 4, 2019Film Responses 1-5“The True Cost” (3:39 PM ; Mon, Oct. 14,2019)The True Cost was very effective at communicating the struggles of third world countries in thefashion factories. Throughout the movie the narrator kept pushing on the message of the harshconditions workers have to deal with every day. The film interviewed a variety of people thathad an impact in the subject but the interviews that sticked out were the ones with the workers.The audience was able to receive an understanding of the fashion industry coming from the pointof view of the worker which showcased graphic images of the society and the horribleconditions. The films audience are people who lack the knowledge of this great issue occurringin our world. Even though this issue might not be affecting us directly , when we purchaseclothes from non sustainable brands we contribute to the continuation of the horrible conditionsthe workers go through. The film can also impact the lives of people who are already concernedabout the issue as it can further address the situation and grow an understanding on now we canmake a change.My reaction with the film was primarily emotional. The story line was able togive me the understanding of things that I am not too knowledgeable about. The film really made
Marquez 2me rethink my fashion choices and how instead of buying from these high brands I should resortto other means of shopping such as thrifting. The film showed me the bad working conditions

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