The Truffle Hunters

critic Reviews

, 97% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • The Truffle Hunters explores a world most viewers will know nothing about -- with delightfully savory results.
  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Adam GrahamDetroit News
    "The Truffle Hunters" is about a way of life that is off the grid and that few know about, and why it is worth preserving.
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    Ty BurrBoston Globe
    By putting us behind the eyes of a dog racing through the underbrush, happily going about what it understands as its work, "The Truffle Hunters" brings us to the source itself: the sniffing out, the digging, the discovery, the reward.
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    Bill GoodykoontzArizona Republic
    It won't necessarily make you want to rush out and pay a fortune for truffles to shave over your eggs. But it will make you appreciate people whose love for something has so fully informed their lives.
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    Randy MyersSan Jose Mercury News
    You haven't lived until you've experienced the dog cam.
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    Ann HornadayWashington Post
    This endearing, thoroughly entertaining movie might be what we all need right now: An invitation to stop and smell the roses - or, if you're lucky, their far less showy fungal cousins.
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    Thelma AdamsAARP Movies for Grownups
    Bracing and joyous, the film unearths complex, canine-loving characters who bicker and haggle their way into the audience's hearts.
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  • , Rotten Tomatometer Score
    M.G. MaillouxIn Review Online
    [The film is] sweet and pleasant ... but is told in an impressionistic fashion that actively avoids giving us a broader cultural context to weigh these truffle hunters against.
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    Louisa MooreScreen Zealots
    A near-perfect documentary film for those who love Italian cuisine and dogs.
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    Dan BuffaKSDK News (St. Louis)
    How good is this movie? I watched it twice in 24 hours. It's a special piece of work that reminds you that certain things in life shouldn't be monetized or hold a price.
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    Tom SantilliMovie Show Plus
    ...beneath its surface - just like truffles themselves - there is rich complexity.
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