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Re: Fruit Hunters Premier at Fairchild & DVD Available Now!
« Reply #25 on: July 27, 2013, 06:07:31 PM »
I thought it had a bit more than the free version, I would say it's worth the $22, if I am off base I can always blame the Vicodin!! Lol

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Re: Fruit Hunters Premier at Fairchild & DVD Available Now!
« Reply #26 on: August 04, 2013, 12:32:53 PM »
I just saw the Movie, and really liked it. It has most of what is available on the free documentary version, but what I loved about the DVD was watching Bill Pullman and his adventures setting up his own community orchard, and visiting with other fruit growers. He's adorable, funny and such a likable guy. You can tell he's really passionate about his fruit trees.

I loved his home Orchard. It's on steep hill sides, and it's amazing to see how much hard work has gone into setting up some really beautiful fruit trees. 
Really inspiring to see!!

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Re: Fruit Hunters Premier at Fairchild & DVD Available Now!
« Reply #27 on: August 06, 2013, 01:48:54 AM »
There's a $3 free amazon credit for anyone who wants to rent the documentary:

http://slickdeals.net/permadeal/100184/amazon-3-amazon-instant-video-credit

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Re: Fruit Hunters Premier at Fairchild & DVD Available Now!
« Reply #28 on: August 12, 2013, 05:40:41 PM »
We just got the DVD, and I think it's better than the youtube version overall. 

It cuts back and forth among the various story lines, which makes it more enjoyable.  The parts about the berries in canada (can't remember the specifics) and the Zaigers are not in the DVD. 

To be frank, I was longing for more in the film - I felt kind of unfulfilled at the end.  There's not much of a happy ending.  I was also hoping for more swashbuckling and more "Eureka!" moments of discovering unique fruits, etc.

But still a fun flick!
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Re: Fruit Hunters Premier at Fairchild & DVD Available Now!
« Reply #29 on: September 17, 2013, 03:00:02 PM »
Just received a copy I bought on Ebay- I won the auction for 99$ and it was $3.00 shipping.  There's a bunch of dvds there.

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Re: Fruit Hunters Premier at Fairchild & DVD Available Now!
« Reply #30 on: September 17, 2013, 04:43:35 PM »
Just received a copy I bought on Ebay- I won the auction for 99$ and it was $3.00 shipping.  There's a bunch of dvds there.

Why so much? Am I misunderstanding something?

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« Reply #31 on: September 17, 2013, 09:40:07 PM »
Just received a copy I bought on Ebay- I won the auction for 99$ and it was $3.00 shipping.  There's a bunch of dvds there.

Why so much? Am I misunderstanding something?

hahaha  99 cents!

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Re: Fruit Hunters Premier at Fairchild & DVD Available Now!
« Reply #32 on: December 03, 2013, 11:17:35 AM »
I bought this on Amazon Prime last night. It was pretty awesome! And I was laughing at the intro where the guys were saying, "Before long it became an obsession, and uh, I was no longer a normal person" and, "it blossomed into a full time case of insanity." -- I definitely found my hook fruits overseas.  ;D


murahilin, I was trying to figure out who you were. :)
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Re: Fruit Hunters Premier at Fairchild & DVD Available Now!
« Reply #33 on: December 03, 2013, 11:48:26 PM »
I bought this on Amazon Prime last night. It was pretty awesome! And I was laughing at the intro where the guys were saying, "Before long it became an obsession, and uh, I was no longer a normal person" and, "it blossomed into a full time case of insanity." -- I definitely found my hook fruits overseas.  ;D


murahilin, I was trying to figure out who you were. :)

I'm in the beginning for about 4 seconds in a blue polo shirt. Those 4 seconds were definitely worth it, cause I made it to the credits.  ;D

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Re: Fruit Hunters Premier at Fairchild & DVD Available Now!
« Reply #34 on: December 04, 2013, 03:34:53 PM »
Rule of thumb is, if you say over 3 words on camera, you are supposed to get your name credit (and if it was a SAG production, a taft hartley and a paycheck!).  8)


So is this you, then? It's nice to "meet" ya. :)


mod edit: Had to remove the pic myself. Lol
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Re: Fruit Hunters Premier at Fairchild & DVD Available Now!
« Reply #35 on: December 04, 2013, 05:11:14 PM »
Yup that was me. I had to remove the pic of myself though.

Since this was a Canadian doc, it wasnt a SAG production. I think I'm on the Canadian film board website listed as "participant" in the documentary.

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Re: Fruit Hunters Premier at Fairchild & DVD Available Now!
« Reply #36 on: December 04, 2013, 05:19:39 PM »
That's pretty cool! I've worked on a few films, but no documentaries.
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Re: Fruit Hunters Premier at Fairchild & DVD Available Now!
« Reply #37 on: December 04, 2013, 05:24:22 PM »
That's pretty cool! I've worked on a few films, but no documentaries.

Oh cool. From that short longan video, I could tell you knew what you were doing. I think people from FL and CA should mail you free fruit just to get more videos made if you're for it.

I think its cherimoya season now, so some CA members should do everyone a favor and mail you some good cherimoyas.

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« Reply #38 on: December 04, 2013, 05:50:26 PM »
I'd definitely be open to that. If anyone's interested, just let me know!
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Re: The Fruit Hunters DVD Available Now! NOW ON NETFLIX!
« Reply #39 on: January 02, 2014, 09:47:48 PM »
hehe! cookie monster has netflix. gonna watch this baby tonight!
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Re: The Fruit Hunters DVD Available Now! NOW ON NETFLIX!
« Reply #40 on: January 03, 2014, 09:23:27 AM »
hehe! cookie monster has netflix. gonna watch this baby tonight!
I just saw it on Netflix last night. It's longer than the online version. I really liked the idea of walking your local area and documenting fruit trees in the neighborhood. I have people walk up all the time while I'm outside and ask about my fruit trees. I usually give them a tour and a seedling of something. I may try it this year as there are a ton of mango trees in the area and plenty of lychees I would like to try..

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Re: The Fruit Hunters DVD Available Now! NOW ON NETFLIX!
« Reply #41 on: January 03, 2014, 12:21:48 PM »
Great documentary, highly recommend it to everyone!

Does anyone know if there are spanish subtitles available?
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Re: The Fruit Hunters DVD Available Now! NOW ON NETFLIX!
« Reply #42 on: January 03, 2014, 01:39:50 PM »
Do we know if the Netflix version is even different from/longer than the DVD version? I would doubt it, but...
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Re: The Fruit Hunters DVD Available Now! NOW ON NETFLIX!
« Reply #43 on: January 03, 2014, 04:09:34 PM »
Do we know if the Netflix version is even different from/longer than the DVD version? I would doubt it, but...

The Netflix version is the same as the DVD version, which is different than the CBC version.

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Re: The Fruit Hunters DVD Available Now! NOW ON NETFLIX!
« Reply #44 on: January 04, 2014, 08:03:24 PM »
Viewed it last night with the Fam ! it was awesome ! ...

I rated it 5 stars , it was only rated 3 stars .

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« Reply #45 on: January 04, 2014, 08:06:36 PM »
Viewed it last night with the Fam ! it was awesome ! ...

I rated it 5 stars , it was only rated 3 stars when I found it on NETFLIX .

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Re: The Fruit Hunters DVD Available Now! NOW ON NETFLIX!
« Reply #46 on: January 12, 2014, 12:25:17 PM »
This DVD is inspiring, in a way that lets you see a greater purpose for fruit collecting. Now I feel like I want to open a botanical garden something that can bring that unique experience to everyone and at the same time changing the norm and preserving rare fruits that may be greatly depleted as countries tend to diversify and replace fruits with more commercial single type crops. I think I'm motivated to go bigger if i can.
Great vid it's always refreshing to see people speak with the same passion you feel for something
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Re: The Fruit Hunters DVD Available Now! NOW ON NETFLIX!
« Reply #47 on: January 12, 2014, 02:56:24 PM »
The Palm Beach County library added the DVD to it's online catalog, but doesn't show any locations with the DVD.
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« Reply #48 on: March 12, 2014, 12:05:19 AM »
I watched this on Netflix.
It was great to see all the rare fruit, but does anyone know if the graft was a success, they seemed to focus on it quite a bit, so I'm curious. 

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« Reply #49 on: March 21, 2014, 11:23:25 PM »



Can you help identify these fruit on the cover? 

First row, Top right (round orange shaped fruit)?
Third row, 2nd and 3rd (tomato looking fruit, and possible praying buddha hands)
Fourth row, 1st (Prickly pear looking fruit)
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