Can’t wait to see the new film by ‘Whale Rider’ director Niki Caro. Based on the fantastic book The Vintner’s Luck it is a story about balance, questions, struggles, ambition and life. From the film’s blog: “A story that has hit a chord with the Dalai Lama Visit Trust New Zealand.
This is a powerful, meditative tale of Sobran Jodeau, an ambitious young peasant winemaker and the three loves of his life – his earthy wife Celeste, the proudly intellectual baroness Aurora de Valday and Xas, a plain spoken angel who strikes up an unlikely but enduring friendship. Under his guidance Sobran must wrestle with the constant duality of life; from success to failure, love to hate, betrayal to belief – all in pursuit of the perfect vintage.”