Garlic Is As Good As Ten Mothers

  • 1981
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Documentary

From America's most lighthearted documentarian--and one of its best--a 51-minute film celebrating garlic, its pleasures, its powers, and the people who love it. In GARLIC IS AS GOOD AS TEN MOTHERS, Les Blank directs the bulk of his attention to garlic as an edible, touching on its important role in the cuisines of Italy, Spain, China, and the African-American...read more

(Movie Clip) Foundations Of Civilization
First a Spanish garlic aficionado and Flamenco singer, then documentarian Les Blank finds experts and commentators participating in a 1977 garlic fest (more…)
(Movie Clip) Medical Science Will Tell You
The opening of Les Blank s single-vegetable documentary, beginning with Bay Area garlic users, in Garlic Is As Good As Ten Mother, 1980.

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  • Released: 1981
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: From America's most lighthearted documentarian--and one of its best--a 51-minute film celebrating garlic, its pleasures, its powers, and the people who love it. In GARLIC IS AS GOOD AS TEN MOTHERS, Les Blank directs the bulk of his attention to garlic as… (more)

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