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Botany of Desire
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THE BOTANY OF DESIRE brings Michael Pollan's best-selling book to PBS showing 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 corn - and the corresponding human desires sweetness beauty intoxication This two hour documentary begins in Michael Pollan's garden and roams the world from the corn fields of Iowa to the apple forests of Kazakhstan from a medical marijuana hot house to the tulip markets of Amsterdam. N and controlling nature that link their destinies to our own. One of the great conceits of human civilization is to put ourselves outside nature sovereign constantly shaping and re-shaping the wild for our own purposes; people as subjects and plants as objects. Taking these plants' eye view of the world will help viewers understand the need to restore human activity to it's proper place in the matrix of nature.

Title: Botany of Desire
Genre: Special Interest-Science&Tech
Starring: Frances McDormand, Michael Pollan
Director: Michael Schwarz
Studio: PBS (Direct)
Release Date: 11/3/2009
Original Year: 2009
Product Type: Blu-ray
Rated: NR
UPC: 841887010863
Item #: PBS001086

Region: 1
Closed Caption: Yes
Street Date: 11/3/2009
Run Time: 120 minutes

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