Directed by : Jonathan NOSSITER
Year of production : 2003 Country : UNITED STATES, ARGENTINA, ITALY, FRANCE Length : 158 minutes
Across three continents, "MONDOVINO" weaves together the family sagas of billionaire Napa Valley power brokers, the rivalry of two aristocratic Florentine dynasties and the fight of three generations of a Burgundian family to preserve their few acres of land. But are all these struggles secondary to a gleefully mischievous pirate from Bordeaux as he spreads the gospel of modernity from Italy to New York to Argentina?
Wine has been a symbol of Western civilization for thousands of years. Never has the fight for its soul been as desperate. Never has there been so much money -and glory- at stake.
But the battle lines are not what you'd expect: local versus multinational, simple peasants versus powerful captains of industry. In the world of wine, the usual suspects are never where you'
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