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A Matter of Taste (2000)

Une affaire de goût (original title)
Nicolas, a handsome, young waiter, is befriended by Frédéric Delamont, a wealthy middle-aged businessman. Delamont, a man of power, influence and strictly refined tastes, is immediately ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bernard Giraudeau ...
Frédéric Delamont
Jean-Pierre Lorit ...
Nicolas Rivière
Florence Thomassin ...
Béatrice
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René Rousset
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Le juge d'instruction
Artus de Penguern ...
Flavert
Laurent Spielvogel ...
Doctor Rossignon
Elisabeth Macocco ...
Caroline
Anne-Marie Philipe ...
Doctor Ferrières
Delphine Zingg ...
Nathalie
David D'Ingeo ...
Marco
Frédéric De Goldfiem ...
Félix
Patrick Zimmermann ...
Frédéric's Chauffeur
Claude Lesko ...
Frédéric's Head of Security
Vincent Tepernowski ...
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Nicolas, a handsome, young waiter, is befriended by Frédéric Delamont, a wealthy middle-aged businessman. Delamont, a man of power, influence and strictly refined tastes, is immediately smitten by Nicolas' charm. Lonely and phobic, Delamont offers Nicolas a lucrative job as his personal food taster. In spite of their differences, a close friendship begins to emerge between the two men. However, their bond of trust and admiration soon spirals downward into a dangerous game of deceit and obsession for which neither is prepared. Written by Attitude Films

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Feeble Telly-Like Production
16 May 2000 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

Bernard Rapp's second movie has really not much to boast about. It is a rather plain, predictable and boring effort. Besides Bernard Giraudeau, the direction of actors is one of the weakest points of the film. Thomassin and Lorit are one-dimensional and most of the " second hands" are totally insipid. If the film makes absolutely no effort to demark itself visually from the average t.v production, it uses a lousy and pretentious symbolic which is all too blatant to be effective. Cheapy all through.


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