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The Botany of Desire

plant natural history biology food marijuana apple evolution tulips botany

The Botany of Desire

Release Date: October 28, 2009

Year    :   2009
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Genres    :   Documentary
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Director    :   Michael Schwarz
Producers    :   Michael Schwarz, Edward Gray
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RunTime    :   120 mins.

Featuring Michael Pollan and based on his best-selling book, this special takes viewers on an exploration of the human relationship with the plant world -- seen from the plants' point of view. Narrated by Frances McDormand, the program shows how four familiar species -- the apple, the tulip, marijuana and the potato -- evolved to satisfy our yearnings for sweetness, beauty, intoxication.

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