2022 • 52' • French & English
Director(s): Charles-Antoine de Rouvre • Producer(s): Grand Angle Productions • Coproducer(s): ARTE, SVT, Télé-Québec • Country of production: France • Format(s): 4K
Since the dawn of time, food has been one of the primary concerns of humanity.
Today, new techniques allow us to discover and understand facets of our ancestors hitherto totally unknown.
This research is giving rise to new knowledge about their metabolism, their nutrition and their "cooking" techniques long before the advent of agriculture.
They reveal that beyond simply providing the body with the energy to survive, food has in fact greatly contributed to making our species what it is today in the fields of anatomy, genetics, and our social habits.
So what did our prehistoric ancestors eat?
How did they prepare their meals, how did they store their food?
So many questions that remain to be explored ...