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How to Smell a Rose: A Visit with Ricky Leacock at his Farm in Normandy (2015)

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In HOW TO SMELL A ROSE, directed by Blank and Gina Leibrecht, one legendary figure visits with another. Les Blank's warm and moving portrait of Leacock and partner Valerie Lalonde in France includes marvelous clips of Leacock's movies, including excerpts from PRIMARY, the Direct Cinema classic about the 1960 Wisconsin Primary election between John F. Kennedy and Hubert Humphrey, as well as clips from CANARY BANANAS, made at age 14 on his father's Canary Island plantation.


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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 12th, 2015 (Limited) by Kino Lorber
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 65 minutes
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Keywords: 2000s, Biography, Movie Director
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Les Blank Films
Production Countries: United States


Ricky Leacock    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Gina Leibrecht
Producer    Les Blank
Producer    Gina Leibrecht
Executive Producer    Harrod Blank
Editor    Gina Leibrecht
Director of Photography    Les Blank
Director of Photography    Gina Leibrecht
Re-recording Mixer    Paul Zahnley

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