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PG-13| 1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
An obscure cook (Catherine Frot) from a Périgord truffle farm makes waves in the Élysée Palace when she becomes the personal chef of France's president (Jean d'Ormesson).

Cast: Catherine Frot , Jean d'Ormesson , Hippolyte Girardot , Arthur Dupont , Jean-Marc Roulot , Arly Jover , Brice Fournier , Joe Sheridan

Director: Christian Vincent

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Weinstein Co.

Haute Cuisine (2012)

Release Date: September 20th, 2013|1 hr. 35 min.

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  • A bonbon, not of a full-course meal. Foodies will smack their lips over many delectable shots of victuals prepared by the film's engaging protagonist, a provincial woman chosen to cook for the president of France. As a story, though, it's insubstantial - there's conflict here, but it feels perfunctory. show more

  • "Witty and brisk" is not the name of a French breakfast cereal, but it does describe a certain brand of French film, the type that coquettishly flirts with comedy while sprinting in the direction of dry, sophisticated charm. Such is Haute Cuisine. show more

  • An epicurean dream where the dishes conjured up by the characters are as essential to the experience as the characters themselves. show more

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