Bright Leaves

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  • NR
  • 2003
  • 1 hr 47 min
  • 7.1  (632)
  • 79

This is a documentary movie about tobacco in North Carolina. Ross McElwee's great grandfather created the Bull Durham tobacco brand in North Carolina. He handed down a legacy to his family that lives to this day. Ross and his family are the subjects of this documentary movie. It explores the history of the family from the start of their tobacco production to the present. This family's fortune and history rest up the smoking of tobacco. It was a cash crop for early settlers in the state and remains the same today. New tobacco regulation and crack downs by health authorities in governments have focused attention on this trade.

Bright Leaves
Tobacco Auction
Tobacco Auction

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Bright Leaves
Bright Leaves

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Description
This is a documentary movie about tobacco in North Carolina. Ross McElwee's great grandfather created the Bull Durham tobacco brand in North Carolina. He handed down a legacy to his family that lives to this day. Ross and his family are the subjects of this documentary movie. It explores the history of the family from the start of their tobacco production to the present.

This family's fortune and history rest up the smoking of tobacco. It was a cash crop for early settlers in the state and remains the same today. New tobacco regulation and crack downs by health authorities in governments have focused attention on this trade.

Bright Leaves is a 2003 documentary with a runtime of 1 hour and 47 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.1 and a MetaScore of 79.

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Bright Leaves is available to watch free on Kanopy. It's also available to stream, download on demand at Fandor. Some platforms allow you to rent Bright Leaves for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2003
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 47 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (632)
  • Metascore
    79