A Man Named Pearl Poster

A Man Named Pearl

Release Date: July 18th, 2008

G|1 hr. 18 min.

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


Directors: ,

Genres: Documentary

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  • 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

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

  • A pleasant but mild-mannered experience. show more

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