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Cuisine américaine (1998)

an aspiring master-chef on a US military vessel is dishonorably discharged/quits his post and and instead feeeloling sorry for himself, uses the oppotunity to go to Paris, France and apply ... See full summary »

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Loren Collins
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Louis Boyer
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Gabrielle Boyer
Isabelle Petit-Jacques ...
Carole
Sylvie Loeillet ...
Suzanne
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Vincent
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Wellington
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Bruno
Gérard Chaillou ...
Roger
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Karim
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Miller
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Wicks
David Gabison ...
Fredet
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an aspiring master-chef on a US military vessel is dishonorably discharged/quits his post and and instead feeeloling sorry for himself, uses the oppotunity to go to Paris, France and apply as a trainee at his hero's restaurant (this hero is an internationally known book-writing master chef and it is his book/s which inspired him to become a chef) the movie is about a young man's professional struggle to become better at his trade/profession. Written by GreenDeliveries.info tal dror

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21 October 1998 (France)  »

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FRF 43,000,000 (estimated)
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Rather than resort to dubbing or subtitling for release to other countries, the actors recorded lines in both French and English. See more »

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Making gourmet food should be this fun!
17 October 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Besides having a few too many cliches, Cuisine Americaine is a delightful romp through the world of French cuisine from the viewpoint of the earnest and naturally talented American chef. Jason Lee is supported by a cast of excellent European character actors, and gives a stand-up performance. For those interested in food and cooking, this is a great movie, otherwise just try to have fun with the numerous story-lines. I would recommend this to half of my friends.


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