Mad About Truffles
A story about hunters, poachers, breeders, traders, star chefs and ... a priest.
MAD ABOUT TRUFFLES is set in the black truffle kingdom of the world: Provence in the south of France. The ‘black diamond' truffle is the magical centre of a unique world populated by diverse people. Their devotion and dedication to this illusive fungus which rises from below is what unites them. The film shows how the truffle enchants the senses, incites dreams and has become a jewel of haute cuisine.
75' / colour
Original title: MAD ABOUT TRUFFLES
Dir: Jascha de Wilde, Ben Hendriks
Prod: Pieter van Huystee Film
Sc: Jascha de Wilde
D.O.P.: Ben Hendriks
Completed: spring 2020
Jascha de Wilde & Ben Hendriks:
PASSAGE (2017, TV doc), LOU BIOU - FEEST VAN DE FABELACHTIGE STIER (2010, doc), STARKISS - CIRCUSMEISJES IN INDIA (2002, doc).
Pieter van Huystee Film
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