To reclaim the heart of his beloved Angie, hapless lab technician Virgil Gurdie embarks on an epic quest to create nothing less than the greatest goat cheese the world has ever known. Despite his lack of resources, experience, or basic competency in the field of agriculture, Virgil heads for the hills (literally) with a felonious German baker, a grave-digging hermit, and a tiny white goat named Artois. Virgil has no choice but to craft a cheese that will change the world.
An accomplished, beautifully shot, directed and musically scored art comedy... --Chris Garica, Austin American Statesman
Artois the Goat is a quirky, independent film, that is enjoyable to watch, that I will probably not remember in six months. The first half of the film is reasonably good. There is a nice chemistry between Virgil and Angie. The early on picnic scene is wonderful and sets up for a revisit much later in the film. But Virgil is a bit strange; he's a laboratory assistant for a person that develops flavors. He is a bit Bartleby. He is also a cheese lover and buys raw cheese on the … more