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Updated 2 December 2023
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122. The Ingenious Botanist in the Mountains of Tajikistan (2018)

An elegant, meditative portrait of a passionate and ingenious botanist in a famine-struck, post-Soviet world.

Two filmmakers were researching their trip to Central Asia when they stumbled upon a TV program about Tajikistan in which a man called Raïmberdi was talking about plants. They immediately saw that there was more to his story. (20 minutes.)

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