Alice Waters on Garlic

Inside Criterion / Sneak Peeks — Dec 5, 2014

A film about garlic? Only Les Blank could pull it off. In this clip from a new supplement on our release Les Blank: Always for Pleasure, we get the story of how Blank’s pungent documentary Garlic Is as Good as Ten Mothers came about from his collaborator Maureen Gosling and the unapologetically garlic-loving chef Alice Waters, of Chez Panisse fame, a central figure in the film.