Le Nez (The Empire of Scents) 2014 Ages 18+

4.30PM Sat 24 Mar 2018 (1hr 24mins)
GOMA | Cinema A | Sold Out

SYNOPSIS

From Turkish Saffron farmers to secretive Italian truffle hunters The Empire of Scents 2014 interviews a range of participants on their olfactory experience including chefs, perfumers and a writer who found losing her sense of smell changed her entire world.  Astronaut Chris Hadfield describes the smell of space, a chef speaks of his desire to capture the fragrance of the sea that reminds him of his childhood and sommelier François Chartier, a pioneering researcher in food and wine harmonies, discusses the sound of flavours.

CREDITS

HD VIDEO, COLOUR, STEREO, 84 MINUTES, CANADA, ENGLISH, FRENCH, ITALIAN (ENGLISH SUBTITLES) / DIRECTOR/SCRIPT: KIM NGUYEN / PRODUCER: LUCIE TREMBLAY / CINEMATOGRAPHER: NICOLAS FRANSOLET / EDITOR: VIDAL BÉÏQUE / CAST: MOLLY BIRNBAUM, FRANÇOIS CHARTIER / PRODUCTION CO: LOWIK MEDIA CO. / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: FILMS TRANSIT