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Eat Your Heart Out (1997)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  17 August 1999 (USA)
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Daniel, Sam(antha) and Peter are three old friends living together in a Los Angeles loft. Being gifted with a great cooking skill and good looks, Daniel uses his talent to bring home one ... See full summary »

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Daniel, Sam(antha) and Peter are three old friends living together in a Los Angeles loft. Being gifted with a great cooking skill and good looks, Daniel uses his talent to bring home one beauty after another. As he gives public cooking lessons, there is enough female supply for his wishes. One day, a TV-Producer takes part in one of his courses and watches him work. Then, she offers him his own show, "Cooking for Two". Daniel is more than happy and accepts gratefully. The three friends promise to each other that not even money can bring them apart. But the show develops accidentally into a new direction: Female watchers pour out their problems on Air by telephone, while Daniel has to give partnership-counselling together with cooking recepies and, in a certain way, both subjects seem to be closely related. Daniel, being wealthy and famous, is now about to marry his new love, Jacqueline, when he finds out about some things going on behind the scenes that really do concern him, her, his... Written by Julian Reischl <julianreischl@mac.com>

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Why settle for the appetizer when you can have the main course.

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California Nouvelle Cuisine
3 August 2005 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Felix Adlon, the son of Percy and Eleonor Adlon, has learned his craft right at home, or so it seems. Mr. Adlon is a new voice in the American cinema and one wishes him a good and long career. With "Eat Your Heart Out", his screen directorial debut, he shows he has the ability to capture what's going on around him. The result is a movie that is charming and light. The screen play is by the director and Laura Slakey.

The situation is a variation on the "Friends" theme, or so it seems. We are shown three friends sharing a loft in L.A. to make ends meet. Daniel, a cook instructor, Peter, a butcher, and Samantha, an artist, seem to have no conflicts in their living arrangement. It appears that Sam has a crush on Daniel.

This arrangement is complicated when Daniel is picked for a television cooking show. When Daniel becomes a minor celebrity, he goes away and seem to forget his friends. He only realizes what he lost when Sam calls him to go to see his dying father, who has quarreled with the young man. After the old man dies, he comes to the realization that Sam loved him and was a loyal friend.

Mr. Adlon assembled a good looking young cast who do good work under his guidance. Christian Oliver, Pamela Segall, John Craig, play the original friends in the loft. Laura San Giacomo is seen as the ambitious agent that wants the young cook for herself. Linda Hunt is the television executive that makes things happen for young Daniel.

The film will delight anyone looking for a relaxed time thanks to Mr. Adlon.


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