A documentary film that won several international awards. You will see unique footage and learn fascinating facts about the oldest opal mines in the world. A year of intensive work brings the result in a gift box on Blu-ray and also on USB.
The central idea of the story is the “OBSESSION” with Goldschmidt’s treasure, which is believed to be still hidden somewhere in the 32km long labyrinth of tunnels and shafts. The documentary captures a year’s nature cycle in beautiful volcanic range of Slanské vrchy. On the background of legends, it explains the history of opal mining, natural and geological phenomena that occurred during the centuries of mining as well as after it ended.
The search for treasure takes us to inaccessible and long forgotten parts of the mine. The exploration continues underwater, where we witness unique phenomena.