PG certificateBright Leaves is a Documentary programme that first aired in 2003 and has been classified a PG certificate.

Bright Leaves is a 4 star programme


Bright Leaves (2003)

Directed by
Ross McElwee

Documentary film-maker Ross McElwee, best known for Sherman's March, turns his camera on North Carolina's tobacco industry. Drawn to the subject by a 50s film, Bright Leaf, starring Gary Cooper and Lauren Bacall, and his own grandfather's fight against tobacco barons, he investigates the then-innocent origins of the tobacco industry, compared with the now terrible health toll it takes on his country.

Written by

Genre: Documentary

Production Year: 2003

4/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: USA/UK

Main Cast

Allan Gurganus...Himself
Paula Larke...Herself
Ross McElwee...Himself
Image for Patricia NealPatricia Neal...Herself
Vlada Petric...Himself
Charleen Swansea...Herself