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Bright Leaves

  • Release Date: May 23, 2003
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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 47 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Ross McElwee


Film diarist [[Performer~P102080~Ross McElwee~rossmcelwee]] ([[Feature~V139443~Sherman's March~shermansmarch]]) offers another personal examination of Southern history and life with Bright Leaves, a documentary tracing his own connection to North Carolina and its tobacco industry. [[Performer~P102080~McElwee~rossmcelwee]] is drawn to the subject after meeting his second cousin John, a film memorabilia collector, who shows [[Performer~P102080~McElwee~rossmcelwee]] an old Warner Bros. film from 1950...more

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