"First we'll take Manhattan then we'll take Berlin".
"The Perfect Oyster" by Craig Noble, premiered at the New York City Food Film Festival www.nycfoodfilmfestival.com in June, 2010 Then in 2011, it went on to the Berlin Film Festival in Germany.
The film has also been very well received at film festivals in Chicago, Salt Spring Island, Tofino and Nelson, British Columbia.
Tucked away in British Columbia's Desolation Sound lives an oysterman totally committed to the cultivation of The Perfect Oyster. Brent Petkau defines this perfection in terms of the integrity of his mariculture, the umami, and of course, the eroticism of these lusty bits of nourishment. Brent has a love affair with his “Royal Courtesans” grounded on intimate knowledge, respect and pleasure. Enter the intertidal, suck a few back and join the oyster revolution....