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Adventurers, exotic fruits fanatics and even movie star Bill Pullman, are the subjects of The Fruit Hunters, the new film from acclaimed director Yung Chang. A thrilling journey through nature, commerce and adventure, The Fruit Hunters is a cinematic odyssey that takes viewers from the dawn of humanity to the cutting of edge of modern agriculture, a film that will change not just the way we look at we eat, but what it means to be human.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 7
- Fresh: 7
- Rotten: 0
- Average Rating: 6.8/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: Delicious doc is a notch above average foodie fare.
Fresh: Amid many haphazard details and much talk of obsession, the lush work by cinematographer Mark Ellam is something of a guide, sensuous and outstanding, his macro lens showing the very female wonder of fruit.
Fresh: Hearing the personalities describe the transcendent tastes of different fruits has me wanting to hop the next plane to Hawaii just to taste a water apple.
Fresh: More of a buffet spread than a single plate. But every morsel is worth a taste.
By its very nature, this documentary is lucious. Beautiful cinematography joins sumptuous descriptions of flavour & texture. And yes, this is the same documentary that was on CBC earlier in 2013, albeit the extended version.
…a paradise. A lovely movie that is less like what some would call “food porn” but more like “food erotica”, if those terms are appropriate. Thought-provoking and discussion generating. Worth the time it took to watch.