This documentary shows the way of life of a couple dedicated to grazing goats during the last 30 years.
Tell us their daily routines, ranging from field work, the care of the animals and pasturing itself.
It is a documentary that goes deep into this way of life, it goes beyond the superficial relationships, deepening the analysis of the relationship between the shepherds and animals for over 8 months.
This is a portrait of deep and rural Portugal, of one of the last examples of people who dedicate their lives to animals and nature.
The grazing is practiced in such rare situations and tend to its rapid and abrupt disappearance.
The author concern is to explore the profound way of life of being in a constant relationship with nature taking her whole livelihood, over several decades.
Dona Fátima - Goatherd for the last 30 years
Mr Olímpio - Goatherd for the last 15 years
A thorough documentary that reveals the true nature of goats pasturing
Through Mr. Olímpio and Dona Fatima we can see the reality of an activity that insists in it's existence by the hand of a few.
These are among the few "goatherds" that exist in Tras-os-Montes (Portugal) at the present.
After them, no one is following. Their children followed other directions, the activity will cease to exist within a few years and the world becomes poorer.
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