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In the year 2000, Les Blank, along with co-filmmaker Gina Leibrecht, visited Richard Leacock (1921-2011) at his farm in Normandy, France and recorded conversations with him about his life, his work, and his other passion: cooking! With the flair of a seasoned raconteur, Leacock recounts key moments in his seventy years as a filmmaker and the innovations that he, D.A. Pennebaker, Albert Maysles and others invented that revolutionized documentary filmmaking, and explores the mystery of creativity. With the passing of both Blank and Leacock, the documentary is a moving insight into the lives of two seminal figures in the history of film.

How to Smell a Rose: A Visit with Ricky Leacock in Normandy is an Documentary movie that was released in 2014 and has a run time of 1 hr 4 min. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.0 and a MetaScore of 71.

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2014 | 1 hr 4 min | 7.0/10 | 71/100
Cast
Richard Leacock, Valérie Lalonde
Director
Les Blank, Gina Leibrecht
Language
English
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Also directed by Les Blank, Gina Leibrecht