Title: The Real Dirt on Farmer John (2007)
Rating Contains low level offensive language.
Director: Taggart Siegel.
Duration: 82 minutes Country: USA.
The epic tale of a maverick Midwestern farmer. An outcast in his community, Farmer John bravely stands amidst a failing economy, vicious rumors, and violence. By melding the traditions of family farming with the power of art and free expression, this powerful story of transformation and renewal heralds a resurrection of farming in America. A haunting and humorous odyssey, capturing what it means to be wildly different in a rural community. 'Unbelievably special, a real and gripping story, with insight and humour' - Al Gore.
DVD Special Features include: Two short films by director Taggart Siegel, starring Farmer John: "Bitter Harvest"; "Ember Days"; Bonus Footage; Exclusive interview with Farmer John; Two Music Videos, by Lesley Littlefield and Farmer John; Selected Recipes from Farmer John's Cookbook "The Real Dirt on Vegetables"; Original Theatrical Trailer; Fullscreen (4:3). Zone 4.
Categories: Docos - Eco Concious, Documentaries, Biography, 2008, Amy's Favourites, Carmen's Favourites
Location: Documentary (EcoConcious)
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