• Une affaire de goût (2000)

Une affaire de goût Poster

Release Date: 2000

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary
Frederic (Bernard Giraudeau), a fastidious multimillionaire, hires Nicolas (Jean-Pierre Lorit), an impoverished waiter, to become his food taster. Awed by the extravagant salary, Nicolas leaps at the opportunity, even though it means he will have to give up smoking. As time goes by, Frederic imposes greater demands and harsher restrictions on his new employee. Nicolas is accommodating at first, but Frederic's attempts at control and manipulation soon reach dangerous levels.

Cast: Bernard Giraudeau, Jean-Pierre Lorit, Florence Thomassin, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Artus de Penguern, Charles Berling, Laurent Spielvogel, Elisabeth Macocco

Director: Bernard Rapp

Genres: Thriller, Crime drama, Drama

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The writing, by Rapp and Catherine Dussart, is exquisite, and the performers, including Francois Truffaut's old colleague Jean-Pierre Leaud as a magistrate, are all first-rate. show more

  • A Matter of Taste, French director Bernard Rapp's polished second film, swims in lies, ones that sate at first, but soon intoxicate, seduce, and drown.

  • A neat little almost-thriller, this witty French diversion manages to mess with your head with little apparent effort.

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