A fun and corrosive journey, Chiliheads takes us on the hot pepper road in Mexico, through Quebec, the United States, France and China to meet chiliheads, hot pepper addicts, producers, scientists, historians and of course consumers who will introduce us to the culture and sub-culture that surrounds this unique fruit-spice.
It is a cinematographic, ethnobotanical, historical and anthropological investigation, telling the story of man and hot pepper from its “encounter” to the present day.
What can this strange love story between man and this forbidden fruit reveal about ourselves?
It is through the prism of the quest for the strongest hot pepper that the film highlights the craziest and most astonishing sides of the human being; the hot pepper is indeed the reflection of many of man’s desires for greatness.
- CATEGORY : DOCUMENTARY
- YEAR OF PRODUCTION : 2019 (CURRENTLY IN PRODUCTION)
- FORMAT : 1 x 75 min, 1 x 48 min
- DIRECTOR : JULIEN FRÉCHETTE