The Truffle Hunters

critic Reviews

, 100% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • The Truffle Hunters explores a world most viewers will know nothing about -- with delightfully savory results.
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    David StrattonThe Australian
    See this wonderful-looking documentary on a big cinema screen if you possibly can.
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    Alissa WilkinsonVox
    It's a sweet and simple movie with a healthy dose of bittersweet wistfulness for a fading world, and it's beautiful.
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    Karen HanPolygon
    There's a dark side to the profession, which the filmmakers acknowledge, but the most valuable thing they capture in their film is the joy of being alive, and finding something you love.
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    Kristy PuchkoPajiba
    It is absolutely sublime.
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    Barry HertzGlobe and Mail
    You'll get to know the titular hunters, but only to imagine brief snippets of their life. In other words, it will leave you hungry for more.
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    A.A. DowdAV Club
    On paper, there was no reason to get especially excited for a doc about the business of Italian truffle harvesters... The Truffle Hunters is more eccentric and lyrical than its logline might suggest.
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    Jim Schembrijimschembri.com
    It's a very specific tribe of traditional truffle hunter director Michael Dweck observes and explores here - and what a compelling, intriguing, intimate portrait he delivers.
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    Sarah WardConcrete Playground
    An unhurried gem of a documentary.
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    Dennis SchwartzDennis Schwartz Movie Reviews
    A fun documentary on an unusual subject.
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    Andiee PaviourNobody's Reading This But Me
    The hunters are a joy, but 84-year-old Aurelio's love for his dog is the sweetest bond you'll see all year.
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