Olive oil is not just a superfood; in the region of Jaen it also represents a way of life. This documentary shows the importance of its history, the work required to sustain the industry and the extraordinary enterprise of a group of local businessmen seeking to produce one of the best olive oils in the world from Picual olives.
Official Selection: Seattle, Edinburgh International Film Festival
“The humble olive, the very foundation of Spanish cuisine, is given its proper tribute in this provocative and delectable ode to its many gifts.” — Seattle International Film Festival
Director José Luís López Linares
Script José Luís López Linares
Producer José Luís López Linares
2018 | Spain | 94 mins | Documentary