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Know Your Mushrooms -- From the award-winning director of COMIC BOOK CONFIDENTIAL, GRASS, GO FURTHER and a host of paradigm-shifting films reappraising the backwaters of popular culture, Ron Mann investigates the miraculous, near-secret world of fungi with his newest piece

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Ron Mann investigates the miraculous, near-secret world of fungi. Visionaries Gary Lincoff and Larry... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 
Larry Evans ... Himself
Gary Lincoff ... Himself

Directed by
Ron Mann 
 
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Ron Mann  writer

Produced by
Bill Imperial .... co-producer
Ron Mann .... producer
 
Original Music by
The Flaming Lips 
 
Cinematography by
Andy Keen 
Brian T. Moore 
 
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Simon Ennis 
Nick Taylor 
 
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Nick Taylor .... second unit director
 
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Jenna Dalla Riva .... foley recording assistant
Keith Elliott .... sound re-recording mixer
John Laing .... supervising sound editor
Dale Lennon .... sound effects editor/sound designer
Josh Machado .... sound editor
Andy Malcolm .... foley artist
Don White .... foley recording mixer
Rob Ainsley .... dialogue editor (uncredited)
 
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Gangpolandmit .... composer: additional music
Guido Luciani .... composer: additional music
Mike Rosnick .... music supervisor
Michael White .... composer: additional music
 
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Sara Driver .... thanks for good advice
 

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Argentina:74 min (Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente) | Canada:74 min
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Unprofessional but fun, 27 August 2012
Author: UnknownRealmsDotNet from Japan

With all the grace and finesse of some dude on shrooms, KYM takes a look at mushrooms and tries to make its topic fun. For the most part, it works. It teaches some interesting facts about mushrooms and is entertaining. But there is little else here. With no narration, there is no real plot or connecting thread between topics (other than everything is about mushrooms). And while a great deal seems to be aimed at kids, much of the focus is about the psychedelic properties of some mushrooms (making it easy to suppose this is not targeting kids). And if it is not targeting kids, one has to wonder what the purpose of formatting facts as "Did You Know" questionnaires is (of which the answer is glaringly obvious). In the end, what you have is a lighthearted documentary that isn't too bad (but it didn't convince me to like the fungi).

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