The Real Dirt On Farmer John

  • 2005
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Documentary

Taggart Siegel's loving portrait of eccentric farmer John Peterson is an epic writ small that focuses on a life lived almost entirely on a Caledonia, Ill., farm yet encompasses six decades of changing American social mores and economic upheavals. When he was a child, Peterson says, he "thought the whole world was a farm." One of three children more

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Director (1 Credit)
Producer (2 Credits)
Teri Lang
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Editor (1 Credit)
Musical Composer (2 Credits)
Mark Orton
The Dirty Three
Sound (1 Credit)
Barney Jones