'The Fruit Hunters' Premieres This Week In L.A.
Thought you were the only whackadoodle getting excited over fingerling limes and buddha's hands at the farmers' markets? Think again. It turns out there's an entire underground group of obsessives who are on the hunt for the perfect strain of fruit -- including actor Bill Pullman -- who'll go to great lengths across the globe just to find them. These "Fruit Hunters" search the world over for some of the most exotic produce, and are sharing their seeds. And now there's a documentary coming out to tell their story.
The film is based on the book by Adam Leith Gollner called The Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Adventure, Commerce, and Obsession. It's been put together by Eye Steel Films, and is making its tour to Los Angeles this week.
It's playing in L.A. on May 16 and 18 at the following Lammele locations: Laemmle Monica, Lammele Noho 7, Lammele Claremont, Lammele Pasadena, and Lammele Encino Town Center.
Here's the trailer: