The Taste of Things / La Passion de Dodin Bouffant
Dir Anh Hung Tran, Fr/Bel, 2023, 135 mins, French with subtitles
Juliette Binoche, Benoît Magimel, Emmanuel Salinger
A gourmet and the esteemed cook he has employed for over twenty years share a taste for fine food and feelings for each other. Magnificently photographed and meticulously prepared for both the camera and the palate, this gentle period drama is an exquisite delight.
Gorgeous gastromance stays at a slow simmer with lusciously tender results VARIETY