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|Genre/Form:||Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Nature television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
|Named Person:||Michael Pollan; Michael Pollan|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael Pollan; Michael Schwarz, (Producer); Edward Gray; Kiran Kiki Kapany; Frances McDormand; John Chater; Vicente Franco; Martin Bresnick; Kikim Media (Firm); PBS Distribution (Firm)
|Notes:||Based on the book by Michael Pollan.
Originally produced for television in 2009.
"A plant's-eye view of the world"--Container.
Bonus features: deleted scenes; panel discussion on the interdisciplinary importance of The Botany of desire (19 min.); additional interview with Michael Pollan (29 min.).
|Credits:||Directors of photography, John Chater, Vicente Franco ; editors, Don Bernier, Gail Huddleson ; original score, Martin Bresnick ; animation, Brian Oakes Design.|
|Performer(s):||Narrated by Frances McDormand.|
|Target Audience:||Rating: TV-PG.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, Region 1, NTSC, widescreen; Dolby 2.0 stereo.|
Apples: the desire for sweetness --
Apples as a commodity --
Tulips: the desire for beauty --
Breeding tulips --
Marijuana: the desire for intoxication --
The science behind marijuana --
Potatoes: the desire for control --
Today's potato monoculture --
The web of life.
|Responsibility:||with Michael Pollan ; produced by Kikem Media ; produced & directed by Michael Schwarz ; co-produced by Edward Gray ; executive producer, Kiran Kiki Kapany.|
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According to Pollan, apples represent the desire for sweet, tulips for beauty,...