Florian Guthknecht (Deutschland)
- 47 min
- Florian Guthknecht (Deutschland)
People & Cultures
The Swiss pine defies extreme conditions, lives up to 1,000 years, and tolerates global warming better than any other conifers. Its fragrant wood is said to have healing effects, but craftsmen also appreciate its quality, because it is easy to process and at the same time durable. Throughout the Alpine region, people enjoy not only the schnapps made of its cones, but they also use the seeds and cones to cook new culinary delicacies. Old and new handcrafts, creative cuisine and a fascination nature – this documentary accompanies people who work passionately with the raw materials of this magic tree, who nourish and protect it, and even adore it because of its abilities.