The botany of desire
(DVD) 

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Published
[United States] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, 2009.
Edition
Widescreen.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. 
Rating
Rating: TV-PG.
Status
Arroyo Grande Library - Adult DVD - Adult Audiovisual  1 available
306.45
Atascadero Library - Adult DVD - Adult Audiovisual  1 available
306.45
Shell Beach Library - Adult DVD - Adult Audiovisual  1 available
306.45

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Atascadero Library - Adult DVD - Adult Audiovisual306.45On Shelf
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Format
DVD
Language
English
ISBN
0793670845, 9780793670840
UPC
841887010856

Notes

General Note
Title from container.
General Note
Release date: Nov. 3, 2009.
General Note
Based on the book by Michael Pollan.
General Note
Originally produced for television, 2008.
General Note
Bonus features: deleted scenes; panel discussion on the interdisciplinary importance of The Botany of desire (19 min.); additional interview with Michael Pollan (29 min.)
Creation/Production Credits
Directors of photography, John Chater, Vicente Franco; edited by Don Bernier and Gail Huddleson; original score, Martin Bresnick
Participants/Performers
Michael Pollan, host ; narrated by Frances McDormand.
Description
Shows how human desires are an essential, intricate part of natural history. The program will explore the natural history of four plants -the apple, the tulip, marijuana, and the potato - and the corresponding human desires - sweetness, beauty, intoxication and control. This two-hour documentary begins in Michael Pollan's garden, and roams the world, from the fields of Iowa to the apple forests of Kazakhstan, from a medical marijuana hot house to the tulip markets of Amsterdam.
Target Audience
Rating: TV-PG.
System Details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; widescreen; Dolby 2.0 stereo.
Language
Closed-captioned.

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