The Truffle Hunters follows of handful of men, 70 to 80 years young, in Piedmont, Italy, on the search for the elusive Alba Truffle. They are guided by a secret culture passed down through generations, as well as by the noses of their cherished and expertly trained dogs. The documentary subtly explores the devastating effects of climate change and deforestation in an age-old tradition through a visually stunning narrative that celebrates life and exults the human spirit.
4 stars – “It’s a film to leave you with a smile on your face”
Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian