Botany of Desire

The Botany of Desire

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Director: Michael Schwarz

Cast: Michael Schwarz, Frances McDormand, Michael Pollan

     
 

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Based on Michael Pollan's bestseller, this intriguing PBS documentary examines the ways that humans rely on (and relate to) four key plants: the apple, potato, tulip, and marijuana. Frances McDormand (Fargo) narrates each unique segment, offering a plant's-eye view of botanical evolution and of the shifting relationships between people and their food sources. ~…  See more details below

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Based on Michael Pollan's bestseller, this intriguing PBS documentary examines the ways that humans rely on (and relate to) four key plants: the apple, potato, tulip, and marijuana. Frances McDormand (Fargo) narrates each unique segment, offering a plant's-eye view of botanical evolution and of the shifting relationships between people and their food sources. ~ Carly Wray

Product Details

Release Date:
11/03/2009
UPC:
0841887010863
Original Release:
2009
Rating:
NR
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
A
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
2:00:00
Sales rank:
17,310

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Over 15 minutes of deleted scenes: Bringing Back Hard Cider, How the Delicious Apple got it's Name, Like a Florist from 100 year ago, and Racing the Clock: The Dutch Auction; 19-minute panel discussion about the interdisciplinary importance of The Botany of Desire; 29 minutes of additonal interview footage with Michael Pollan

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