The Fruit Hunters

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Streaming on Hot Docs at Home Tue, Sep 8 12:00 PM
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Film Info
Runtime:95 min
Country Listing:Canada
Cinema Extra
Display Category:Free for Members
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Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Yung Chang
VR Director(s):TRUE


From acclaimed director Yung Chang (Up the Yangtze), The Fruit Hunters is a cinematic odyssey through nature, commerce and adventure. Taking viewers from the birth of humankind to the advances of modern agriculture, this gorgeous film travels the world in pursuit of some of the most unusual and delicious fruit, accentuating its sensuality and celebrating the farmers who have an obsession for growing exotic fruit. Featuring actor Bill Pullman, this film drips with delectable imagery that will have you salivating in your seat. A mouth-watering doc that will change the way we look at what we eat, and what it means to be human.

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