By David PUJOL, Albert ADRIÀ

CAMEO MEDIA, S.L. - as SALES All rights, World

Documentary - Completed 2009

elBulli, the history of a dream. Audiovisual Catalogue 1963-2009
A film about elBulli, the five-time winner of the "world's best restaurant" award, whose chef has created a new bridge to other disciplines, the only chef to have been invited to take part Documenta.

    • Year of production
    • 2009
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • SPAIN
    • Budget
    • 3 - 5 M$
    • Duration
    • 600 mn
    • Director(s)
    • David PUJOL, Albert ADRIÀ
    • Synopsis
    • "elBulli, the history of a dream" is an "audiovisual catalogue" of elBulli and Ferran Adrià, it is the story –in pictures and words – of an experience, of a personal and collective story of the players in a process in search of creativity. A search breaking with routine and repetition as one's own language. The road to here has required a great deal of documentation, numerous re-enactments and defining a gastronomic and audiovisual universe in which the emotion of the ephemeral and the perception of pleasures flowingly blend with memory.
      The audiovisual catalogue is, above all, a new concept, which set the course for dealing with creativity. This is a work aimed and entertaining, informing and, above all, is an element enabling viewers to study a creative person's work.
      What will we find in this production?
      - When did elBulli first start out?
      - From Nouvelle Cuisine to Mediterranean Flavor
      - How a new language came into being. What has changed the viewpoint and attitude regarding cuisine?
      - Who formerly comprised and currently comprises the team?
      - How were the preparations, techniques and concepts created?
      - How many styles and movements are there at elBulli?
      - How did the relationship with design, science and other disciplines come into being?
      - How does elBulli mutually communicate with the art world?
      - What is a day at elBulli like?
      - See the great chefs over the past few years (Michel Guérard, Joël Robuchon, Michel Bras, Pierre Gagnaire, Heston Blumenthal, Juan Mari Arzak, Pedro Subijana, Thomas Keller, Joan Roca, Nobu, Andoni Luis Aduriz, Sergi Arola…)
      - Professionals and critics giving their opinions regarding their experience at elBulli
      - Plus an ending episode experiencing everything that goes on throughout a day at elBulli, from sunrise until the last customer leaves and it closes its doors
      - 10 episodes lasting 55 minutes each
      - More than 600 hours of filming in HD quality
      - 600 photos
      - With the participation of over 150 people
      - 2 years of work
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