The Story of a group of friends, the "rebel boys" who made Barolo become the best wine in the world, filmed in the marvellous scenery of Langhe hills, Italy.

64' (TV version 52')
Paolo Casalis & Tiziano Gaia
Wine Movie, Bio
English, Spanish, Japanese, Croatian, Catalan
Produzioni Fuorifuoco

For the first time on the big screen, Barolo Boys. The Story of a Revolution tells the fascinating story of a group of friends who bring a revolution in the Langhe, and how Barolo exploded as a world phenomenon.
Now one of the most famous red wines in the world, 30 years ago Barolo was unknown even in its own production region, the beautiful Langhe (just nominated UNESCO World Heritage Site), in northwestern Italy.
Barolo’s current success is mainly due to the courage and initiative of a group of small-scale wine producers, the so-called Barolo Boys.
In the optimistic Eighties, these winemakers upset the quiet world of the Piedmontese countryside and brought about a revolution in Italian wine, igniting a fierce controversy between different generations and different ways of thinking.
After almost 30 years, what is left of that experience? As one of the film’s characters asks, what revolution has ever been successful?
Barolo Boys. The Story of a Revolution traces the short but intense trajectory of a group of producers who indelibly changed the world of wine.

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"We brought the real revolution, period."

- Elio Altare

"It's worth asking: what revolution has ever been successful?"

- Marc de Grazia

"We just wanted to make the best wine in the world!"

- Chiara Boschis

Winner Of Most Film Festival 2015, Spain
Winner Of DOC Wine Travel Food Prize 2014
Winner Premio Bandiera Verde 2017
Vancouver Film Festival
Valladolid International Film Festival
Festival De Cine De Paracho Mexico
Food Film Fest Bergamo
Viva Festival Sarajevo
ICFF Toronto
Euganea Film Festival
Lake Como Film Festival
Feast Food & Film Victoria Canada
Wine Country Film Festival
Cinema Documental e Transmedia Rios, Portugal
Piemonte Movie Film Festival
Overlook Festival Rome
Kinookus Festival Croatia
Corto e Fieno Festival

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