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Running Time: 76 mins.
Genre: Documentary, Foreign

Paul Lacoste
Paul Lacoste

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South of France, mid-September. Twenty men and women - some unemployed, others either penniless retirees, vagrant punks, students or immigrants - gather to harvest grapes. Little by little, a community takes shape and comes to suffer the same troubles as the rest of society. During the grape harvest, the twenty grape pickers have endured heat waves, sticky hands, and clipper-induced blisters. Somehow, a kind of a utopian community has emerged. But one day, thirty kids on a field trip visit the wine cellar during the harvest. These youths, with their bright futures ahead, look at these men and women in a merciless way that reminds them of their precarious situation, chained to their task, the... Full Summary >>