Explorations • 1h 26m
Directed by Manuel von Sturler • Documentary • 2013 • 85 minutes
Pascal, 53, and Carole, 28, are shepherds. Every year in November they embark on their long winter transhumance: four months during which they will have to cover 600 km in the Swiss-French region, accompanied by three donkeys, four dogs and eight hundred sheep.
"An exhilarating verite work!" -Sheri Linden, LA Tmes
"Swiss-born director Manuel von Sturler applies a verite approach to their undertaking, gently drawing upon the rough, bucolic romance of the 'transhumance'." -Nicolas Rapold, The New York Times
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