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Jean-Yves Pitoun (writer)
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21 October 1998 (Belgium) See more »
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Cast

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Jason Lee ... Loren Collins

Eddy Mitchell ... Louis Boyer

Irène Jacob ... Gabrielle Boyer
Isabelle Petit-Jacques ... Carole
Sylvie Loeillet ... Suzanne
Thibault de Montalembert ... Vincent

Anthony Valentine ... Wellington

Michel Muller ... Tax Inspector
Isabelle Leprince ... Agnes
Laurent Gendron ... Bruno
Gérard Chaillou ... Roger
Lyès Salem ... Karim

Linda Powell ... Miller

Skipp Sudduth ... Wicks
David Gabison ... Fredet
Keith Hill ... Germaine
Alex Nelcha ... Lucas

Kathrine Narducci ... Bridget

Heather Matarazzo ... Kerry

Suzanne Shepherd ... Martha
Mike Hodge ... Judge
Rémy Roubakha ... Policeman 2

Donald John Hewitt ... Precision Driver
Helena Catays ... Cook
Ines de Cornulier ... Cook
Dorothee Brigoo ... Cook
Philippe Marieux-Chevrot ... Cook
Ambroise Meunier ... Cook
Stephane Sillon ... Cook
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Franck-Olivier Bonnet ... Policeman 1

Directed by
Jean-Yves Pitoun 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jean-Yves Pitoun  writer

Produced by
Michael Johnson .... executive producer
Régine Konckier .... producer
Robin O'Hara .... executive producer
Jean-Luc Ormières .... producer
 
Original Music by
René-Marc Bini 
 
Cinematography by
Jean-Marie Dreujou 
 
Film Editing by
Monica Coleman 
 
Casting by
Kerry Barden 
Billy Hopkins 
Françoise Menidrey 
Suzanne Smith 
 
Production Design by
Valérie Grall 
Deana Sidney 
 
Art Direction by
Valérie Grall 
 
Set Decoration by
Julie Sfez 
Diana White 
 
Costume Design by
Richard Owings 
Edith Vesperini 
 
Makeup Department
Mary Aaron .... additional makeup artist
Valerie Arditty .... makeup artist
Jean-Marc Benois .... hair stylist
Chris Bingham .... makeup artist
Pascale Bouquière .... makeup artist
Mary A. D'Angelo .... hair stylist
Agathe Dupuis .... hair stylist
Robert Fama .... additional hair stylist
Frédéric Zaid .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Claire Barnier .... unit manager: New York
Philippe Besnier .... production manager
Alan Corno .... assistant unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ashley David .... second assistant director
Luc Etienne .... assistant director
Delphine Lhomme .... second assistant director
Diane Stein-Dubois .... second assistant director
Jean-Marc Tostivint .... assistant director
René Veilleux .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Rise Abramson .... scenic artist
J. Todd Anderson .... storyboard artist
André Baccot .... carpenter
François Barade .... carpenter
Patricia Bases .... scenic artist
Lahcene Bendjebour .... set construction
Patrick Bretonniere .... set construction
Paul Camarro .... set dresser
Nicolas Cand .... set dressing assistant
Delphine Castellarin .... art department trainee
Jean-Jacques Chapelle .... set construction
Franck Congi .... set dresser
Philippe Congi .... set construction
Mara Cordero .... painter
Peter DeCurtis .... lead man: USA
Jean-Noël Delalande .... painter
Vincent Deslandes .... painter
Xavier Floris .... set dresser
Mireille Gauron .... upholsterer
Carlos Guiterrez .... carpenter: USA
Mohamed Jabbad .... set dressing assistant
Miguel Ángel Marote .... art department trainee
Rebecca Meis DeMarco .... set dresser (as Rebecca Meis)
John Peter Melendez .... set dresser
Peter Miller .... props assistant: USA
Franck Morel .... painter (as Frank Morel)
Gilles Mouchez .... art department coordinator
Carl Nunn .... construction grip: USA
Dominique Passariello .... painter
Jacques Pisias .... property master
Claude Potier .... carpenter
Pascal Potier .... set construction
Anthony Scalzo .... set dresser
David Schanker .... property master: USA
Barret Schumacher .... set dresser
Gilles Ségurel .... property master
Didier Tardivel .... painter
Bart Traynor .... set dresser
Victoria Vanasco .... assistant props: USA
Patrick Veron .... construction coordinator
Stéphanie Veron .... carpenter
Michael Virtuoso .... scenic artist
 
Sound Department
Jacques Ballay .... boom operator
Pierre Befve .... sound mixer
Pierre Befve .... sound recordist
Annabel Callard .... assistant sound editor
Eric Ferret .... foley recordist
William Flageollet .... sound mixer
Patrice Grisolet .... sound editor
Judith Guittier .... foley artist
Philippe Lecoeur .... boom operator
Laurent Lévy .... foley artist
Brian Miksis .... sound mixer
Hamid Naghibi .... adr recordist
Neil Riha .... boom operator
 
Visual Effects by
Ronan Broudin .... digital compositor
Cedric Nicolas-Troyan .... compositor (as Cedric Nicolas)
 
Stunts
Patrick Cauderlier .... stunts
Dominique Fouassier .... stunts
Jean-Pierre Janic .... stunts
Olivier Vitrant .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Eric Biglietto .... focus puller
Albert Bonomi .... key grip
Geb Byers .... first assistant camera
Christian Carmody .... second assistant camera
Marc Casi .... grip
Renaud Chassaing .... assistant camera
Mario d'Orio .... grip
Patrick de Ranter .... Steadicam operator
Guillaume Dreujou .... camera trainee
Nathalie Eno .... still photographer
Bernard Estève .... electrician
Patrick Gasché .... electrician
Michael Ginsburg .... still photographer: USA
Tim Guinness .... gaffer: USA
Gérard Haidant .... grip
Kevin Jewison .... camera operator
Raphael Jourdan .... grip
Lee Kazista .... camera loader
Todd S. Klein .... grip: USA (as Todd Klein)
Patrick Lemaire .... generator operator
Béatrice Mermet .... assistant camera
Ken Murphy .... electrician: USA
Michael C. Price .... best boy: USA (as Michael Price)
Noah Prince .... electrician: USA
Melvin Pukowsky .... best boy grip: USA (as Mel Pukowsky)
Jean-Claude Reux .... gaffer
Gilbert Seybald .... electrician
Kevin Smyth .... key grip: USA
Richard Suffern .... grip: USA
Ken Tanzer .... dolly grip: USA
Marilou Vetter .... camera loader
 
Casting Department
Sharon Blythe .... extras casting
Deborah Maxwell Dion .... casting associate: Los Angeles
Lori Eastside .... extras casting
Alberte Garo .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Laurence Nicolas .... set costumer
Maria Oufkir .... wardrobe dresser
Isabelle Sitbon .... set costumer
Yvette Stapleton .... wardrobe assistant
Michael Tavares .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Olivier Fontenay .... color grader
Hélène Le Morvan .... first assistant editor
Michel LeFrançois .... second assistant editor
Anne Mangand .... first assistant editor
Simon Njoo .... second assistant editor
 
Music Department
Avril Philippe .... music mixer
Avril Philippe .... music recording engineer
 
Transportation Department
Tom Leavey .... transportation captain (as Tommy Leavey)
 
Other crew
Stéphanie Bénitah .... unit production assistant
Nathalie Cabaret .... production secretary
Greg Cattano .... production accountant
Evelyne Cellier .... production auditor
Kim Marie Cicione .... production assistant
Alan Corno .... location coordinator
Carolyn De Sousa .... script supervisor
Daniel Dubois .... location coordinator
Wesley Edmund .... production assistant
Todd Griffin .... production assistant
Brad Grossman .... office production assistant
Béatrice Humbert .... assistant location manager
Bill Killen .... production assistant
Caroline Mitchell .... dialogue coach
Kelly Nathe .... production office coordinator
Chloé Perlemuter .... script supervisor
Sam Redfield .... assistant location manager: USA
Florence Ridoux .... production assistant
Jason Rothenberg .... key production assistant
Danielle Sommet .... culinary stylist
Aruna Villiers .... script supervisor
Cameron Watson .... dialogue coach
Joshua Zeman .... location manager (as Josh Zeman)
 

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92 min
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France:U | Germany:6 (bw) | Iceland:L | Spain:7 | Switzerland:7 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:7 (canton of Vaud)
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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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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
A warm-hearted look an American and French Food and Culture, 25 February 2002
Author: RJK-8 from Rye, NY

I happened to see this movie on the WE - Women's Entertainment Channel the other night, and I found myself fascinated by it from start to finish. I can't wait till it's on again to tape it. While following the format of a light, romantic comedy, this movie takes a close look at some of the details of food and its place in society. It follows the career of an American would-be master chef from seeing why he is dishonorably discharged from the navy to life in his family's pizza parlor to the chance to go to France and study under a French "multi-star" chef. The comedy comes from a good natured mockery of the various pomposities of the chefs, sous-chefs, food critics, tax inspectors, doctors, etc. I thought the plot was quite elaborate, and I liked all the little elements of the movie that gave it the complex flavor of a good pot a feu -- the fight at the market, the dance lessons by the middle eastern kitchen cleaner, the tantric yoga sessions, etc. Even the restaurant's little white panel truck, which you see all over the place in France (they even use them up in the vineyards). I read the few reviews that this movie received, and I think the film is grossly under-rated. There are only a few minor dubbing problems, which I barely noticed. The acting is uniformly good, and you're left with a great feeling, and the urge to go out to eat at a good French restaurant right away! I would urge people to find the movie and watch it -- even though it apparently is not available in any format except German pal videotape. Check it out on WE.

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