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Movie Review: All in this Tea

Alternate Title: The Perfect Blend

Story: A man and his passion for tea is the subject of this focused documentary by Les Blank and Gina Leibrecht. Who cares, you might ask? After seeing the film, you will definitely think differently about that next cup of tea.

Californian David Lee Hoffman's love of tea has taken him to the most remote parts of China countless times. His avocation of tea turned into a business as he spread the word about the beauty, health benefits and joys in drinking tea. His boundless energy (perhaps it is the caffeine in tea) drives him to fight the maze of bureaucracy in China's Government run industry. You will find yourself rooting for this very determined man.

Check out the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNw1PwlNRWk

Acting: Not applicable in a documentary

Predilection: I like documentaries

Food: Lots of yummy looking Chinese food and of course, tea.

Sex Spectrum: None

Blatant Product Placement: Not applicable, it is documentary.

Soundtrack: Appropriately Chinese.

Visual Art: The beauty of the tiered landscape where tea is grown is magnificent.

Theater Audience: Five other teas drinkers.

Sappy Factor: 0

Quirky Meter: 1

Squirm Scale: 0

Drift Factor: It was too short to drift at all.

Oscar Worthy: No

Big Screen or Rental: Rental would be fine.

Length: 75 minutes

LOBO HOWLS: 7