The Botany of Desire DVD
The Botany of Desire
This enlightening documentary tells the story of four everyday plants and the way that they have domesticated humankind.
Featuring Michael Pollan and based on his best-selling book, this two part special takes viewers on an eye-opening 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 and control.