A Man Named Pearl Poster

Release Date: July 18th, 2008

DVD Release Date: November 25th, 2008

G|1 hr 18 min

Plot Summary
Self-trained at topiary, Pearl Fryar creates a garden that draws international tourists.

Director: Scott Galloway, Brent Pierson

Genres: Documentary

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Ratings & Reviews

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  • This is moviemaking that honors the craftsmanship of its subject. show more

  • The 66-year-old African-American, the subject of the inspiring documentary A Man Named Pearl, doesn't have scissors where his hands should be, but he turns trees and bushes into topiary sculptures every bit as amazing as the ones Johnny Depp's character crafts in the Tim Burton film. show more

  • A pleasant but mild-mannered experience. show more

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