The Real Dirt on Farmer John Reviews

September 17, 2007
The Real Dirt on Farmer John offers no discovery or mystery into the Peterson family or their farm, only matter-of-fact self-importance.
February 16, 2006
Even at 82 minutes, the film kind of stagnates and repeats itself.
January 28, 2006
It plays like a film version of a long feature article that you begin reading in The New Yorker because it sounds so fascinating, only to abandon it halfway through when you realize that it doesn't really have that much to say after all.
January 26, 2006
Despite the film's goofy title and quirky imagery, it's a hugely depressing tale.
January 19, 2006
Too much of this self-congratulatory one-man-show in the guise of a documentary remains real...muddy.