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The Botany of desire, a Kikem Media production, (DVD)

Label
The Botany of desire
Title
The Botany of desire
Statement of responsibility
a Kikem Media production
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
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Title
The botany of desire
Creator
Summary
Focusing on the human relationship with plants, uses botany to explore four basic human desires--sweetness, beauty, intoxication, and control--through four plants that embody them: the apple, tulip, marijuana, and potato
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2001.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2001
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
156588
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directors of photography, John Chater, Vicente Franco; edited by Don Bernier and Gail Huddleson; original score, Martin Bresnick ; produced and directed by Michael Schwarz
Dewey number
306.45
Index
index present
Intended audience
Rating: TV-PG
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
QK46.5.H85
LC item number
B68 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
PerformerNote
Michael Pollan, host ; narrated by Frances McDormand
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Runtime
120
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
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a plant's eye view of the world
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a plant's eye view of the world
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Michael Pollan
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botany of desire
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a plants eye view of the world
The Botany of desire, a Kikem Media production, (DVD)
Label
The Botany of desire, a Kikem Media production, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book by Michael Pollan
  • Originally produced for television in 2008
  • Bonus features: deleted scenes; panel discussion on the interdisciplinary importance of The Botany of desire (19 min.); additional interview with Michael Pollan (29 min.)
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Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Introduction -- 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
Control code
ocn456457382
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Isbn
9780793670840
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887010856
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
TBOD601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Region 1, NTSC, widescreen; Dolby 2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

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      73 Locust St, Dover, NH, 03820, USA
      43.19289 -70.876331
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