This serie of documentaries offers an insight to the life of five cheese makers, which share an emblematic know-how. In their processes, they insist on maintaining an idea of quality now lost to most cheese makers. Despite the difficulties, these committed activists made a life choice:
Miren a young mother of two produces ewe cheese in the Basque Country,Aimée and Henri-Daniel, produce Etivaz (cow cheese) in the Swiss Alps,
Two Sisters of the Anawim community, raise goats and produce cheese in the Aveyron region,
Fred and Emilie both left their steady job to raise goats, sheeps and cows, at the foot of the Pyrenees.
in the Swiss Alps, Henri-Daniel and Aimée, producers of Etivaz, perpetuate a skill and a tradition of the making of cow cheese that goes back from the 17th Century. Their life is about their work and their family every year for 5 months in a lodge reaching an altitude of 1, 700 meters
This film show us two religious woman making goat cheese in Aveyron. They talk to us about their hectic days in witch spirituality and beauty inspire their work.
Belloc Fred and Emilie, in their forties, have been living for 5 years in Ariège. before they were… riding instructor and trimmer- climber. they live modestly in a happy mess inside their mobil-home in front of the Pyrenees. With a few goats, Emilie makes cheese, and Fred raises the goats. At the same time they raise cows, an old dream of Emilie.
By sharing the lives and professions of these five artisans, the director aims at showing the diversity and fragility of this old art.