The remarkable story of France’s first restaurant. We are delighted to present a special advance preview screening of the mouth-watering historical comedy that stormed this year's Alliance Francaise French Film Festival, ahead of its Boxing Day release!
Advance Screening Dates
Fri 10 Dec | Sat 11 Dec | Sun 12 Dec - Luna Leederville
Fri 10 Dec | Sat 11 Dec | Sun 12 Dec - Luna on SX
Fri 10 Dec | Sat 11 Dec | Sun 12 Dec - the Windsor
Fri 17 Dec | Fri 24 Dec - Luna Outdoor
Tue 21 Dec - Camelot Outdoor
About the film:
Writer/director Éric Besnard’s mouth-watering new historical comedy indelibly pairs Grégory Gadebois and Isabelle Carréasa gifted chef and his unlikely protégé, who must find the resolve to free themselves from servitude.
In 1789 France, just prior to the Revolution, gastronomy is strictly the domain of the aristocrats; indeed, the prestige of a noble house is entirely dependent on the quality and reputation of its table. So, when the talented but prideful cook Manceron (Gadebois) serves an unapproved dish of his own creation at a dinner hosted by the self-entitled Duke of Chamfort (Benjamin Lavernhe), the repercussions are brutal, and he is promptly dismissed.
The wounded Manceron swears off his passion and retreats with his son to a regional inn visited only infrequently by travellers, and where vegetable soup is the common meal. But when a mysterious woman (Carré) arrives and offers to pay to become his apprentice, the stage is set for a wildly enjoyable tale of reignited passion, mentorship and revenge... and of the creation of France’s very first restaurant.
Joining the ranks of films such as Big Night, Chocolat and Babette’s Feast in its joyous depiction of the preparation and love of fine cuisine, Delicious is just that.
French with English subtitles