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Production Overview
Myths and secrets revolving around the pumpkin

The documentary draws a portrait of the pumpkin: unknown facts, myths and religions, its importance as food, the great hopes of medical science, and the enormous enthusiasm offered by an ever growing community of fans all over the world. The documentary is a trip to the microcosm of the pumpkin plant, from its flowering to the growth of the fruit, and a search of traces spanning the time from America before Columbus until today.

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Director: Gerald Navara, Christian Puluj
Photography: Harald Seymann
Editor: Alex Dimko
Producer: Heinrich Mayer-Moroni
Executive Producer: Rudolf Klingohr

Television Premiere: 17.11.2005