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Wild Bunch - HAUTE CUISINE

Christian Vincent

HAUTE CUISINE

LES SAVEURS DU PALAIS

Status: Completed

Director(s): Christian Vincent

Short synopsis : Hortense, a chef from Perigord, is astonished when the President appoints her his personal cook, responsible for creating all his meals at the Elysée Palace.

Long synopsis : Hortense Laborie, a renowned chef from Perigord, is astonished when the President of the Republic appoints her his personal cook, responsible for creating all his meals at the Elysée Palace. Despite jealous resentment from the other kitchen staff, Hortense quickly establishes herself, thanks to her indomitable spirit. The authenticity of her cooking soon seduces the President, but the corridors of power are littered with traps... Based on the extraordinary true story of President François Mitterand's private cook.

Cast

  • Catherine Frot, Arthur Dupont, Jean d'Ormesson, Hippolyte Girardot, Jean-Marc Roulot, Philippe Uchan

Crew

  • Producer(s): Etienne Comar, Philippe Rousselet
  • Director(s): Christian Vincent
  • Screenplay: Etienne Comar, Christian Vincent
  • DP: Laurent Dailland
  • Editing: Monica Coleman
  • Original Music: Gabriel Yared
  • Set Design: Patrick Durand
  • Original Title: LES SAVEURS DU PALAIS
  • Genre(s): Biography, Comedy

  • Production company: ARMADA, VENDOME PRODUCTION, ARMADA, VENDOME PRODUCTION, ARMADA, VENDOME PRODUCTION
  • Production date: 2012
  • Language: French
  • Duration: 95 min
  • César Awards 2013 - Nominated
    Award(s) : Best Actress
  • Helsinki International Film Festival - Love & Anarchy 2012
  • San Sebastian Film Festival 2012
  • Festival do Rio 2012
  • Abu Dhabi Film Festival 2012
  • Göteborg Film Festival 2013
  • Vilnius International Film Festival 2014

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