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A Chef in Love (1996)
"Shekvarebuli kulinaris ataserti retsepti" (original title)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  23 April 1997 (USA)
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The story of Pascal Ichak, a larger-than-life French traveller, bon vivant, and chef, who falls in love with Georgia and a Georgian princess in the early 1920s. All is well until the ... See full summary »

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Marcelle Ichak
Nino Kirtadze ...
Cecile Abachidze
Jean-Yves Gautier ...
Anton Gogoladze
Temuri Qamkhadze ...
Zigmund Gogladze (as Temour Kamkhadze)
Ramaz Chkhikvadze ...
Anton Gogoladze (as Ramaz Tchkhikvadze)
Kakhi Kavsadze ...
Le Président
Guram Pirtskhalava ...
Platoon (as Gouram Pirtskhalava)
Khatuna Ioseliani ...
Mme. Kollontai (as Khatouna Iosseliani)
Marina Kakhiani ...
Secretary with Shaved Head
Nino Koberidze ...
Secretary
Shota Kristesashvili ...
Zigmund's Friend (as Chota Kristessachvili)
Goga Gvessiliani ...
Messenger
Aleksandr Ilin ...
The Englishman (as Alexandre Ilyne)
Gogola Kalandadze ...
Peasant Woman
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The story of Pascal Ichak, a larger-than-life French traveller, bon vivant, and chef, who falls in love with Georgia and a Georgian princess in the early 1920s. All is well until the arrival of the Red Army of the Caucasus, as the Soviet revolution that has swept Russian comes to Georgia. Told as a flashback from the present, as a French-Georgian man whose mother was Pascal's lover translates his memoirs for Pascal's niece. Written by Michael C. Berch <mcb@postmodern.com>

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for nudity, sexual situations and some images of violence | See all certifications »
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23 April 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

1001 retsept iz menyu vlyublyonnogo povara  »

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Box Office

Budget:

FRF 17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$36,628 (USA) (25 April 1997)

Gross:

$603,957 (USA) (18 July 1997)
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Wonderfully different kind of movie
14 March 2000 | by (North Carolina) – See all my reviews

It is always nice to view a film unlike the vast majority of films one normally has the chance to see in the U. S. This is one of those films. Pierre Richard is great is a comedic, yet serious, role. And the entire mood/ambiance of the film is so consistently rich! A very enjoyable experience.


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