• The Real Dirt on Farmer John (2005)

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Release Date: June 22nd, 2007

DVD Release Date: January 8th, 2008

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Taggart Siegel captures two turbulent decades in the life of John Peterson, an Illinois farmer who not only tends the land but also delves into writing and performance art. A man who would as soon work the fields in a feather boa as in a pair of jeans, Peterson rises out of the bankruptcy and depression plaguing Midwest farm communities in the 1980s and saves his livelihood through organic agriculture.

Director: Taggart Siegel

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Collective Eye

Distributors: Cavu Releasing

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