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FFF24: The Taste of Things

PG 145 MIN
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Synopsis

Since premiering at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival, The Taste of Things has whetted appetites and tugged at heartstrings all over the world. This deliciously sensual adaptation of Marcel Rouff’s classic 1924 novel The Life and Passion of Dodin-Bouffant, Gourmet, blends cooking with romantic love, and won director Tran Anh Hung (The Scent of Green Papaya) the Best Director prize at Cannes.

The year is 1885 and Academy Award winner Juliette Binoche (The English Patient) plays Eugénie, a renowned cook with no equal. Previous Cannes Film Festival Best Actor winner Benoît Magimel (The Piano Teacher) is Dodin, a brilliant epicure whose ideas for recipes when combined with Eugénie’s talents, create culinary magic. The talented duo form a partnership that extends beyond the kitchen, establishing a friendship that occasionally evolves into something more. Can Dodin’s outstanding culinary instincts and desire for a deeper connection persuade Eugénie to marry him?
Both instructive and lovingly-captured throughout, this film reminds us that traditional French cuisine has earned its prestigious place on the world stage, thanks to the dedication, care, time and love it demands.

Don’t miss this cinematic masterpiece, and make sure you have secured a booking at your favourite French Restaurant post-screening!

Awards

Winner Best Director Award – Cannes Film Festival 2023

Movie Information

Release date

Tuesday 5th March
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Duration

145 min

Rating

PG

Cast

Juliette Binoche, Benoît Magimel, Emmanuel Salinger, Jean-Marc Roulot, Bonnie Chagneau-Ravoire

Director

Trần Anh Hùng

Genre

Film Festival

Participating Cinemas

Palace Balwyn Cinema, Palace James Street, Palace Barracks, Palace Norton St, Palace Brighton Bay, Palace Cinema Como, Palace Westgarth, Pentridge Cinema, Chauvel Cinema, Palace Electric, Palace Byron Bay, Palace Penny Lane, Palace Central Sydney, Palace Moore Park, Kino Cinema, Palace Raine Square



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