How did Redzepi manage to revolutionize the entire world of gastronomy, inventing the alphabet and vocabulary that would infuse newfound pedigree to Nordic cuisine and establish a new edible world while radically changing the image of the modern chef? His story has the feel of a classic fairy tale: the ugly duckling transformed into a majestic swan, who now reigns over the realm of modern gourmet cuisine. But beneath the polished surface, cracks appear in the form of old wounds.
Pierre Deschamps is as passionate filmmaker with a desire to tell stories of human interest that unify people locally and globally. He aims to focus on human similarities rather than differences, and on ordinary characters in extraordinary environments. So far, Pierre has directed the documentaries Looking North for a Gastronomic Revolution (2008), Man of the Soil (2009), Rugby, the Lifeblood of New Zealand (2011) and Insight (2012).