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Bitter Feast -- Peter Grey, a zealous television chef, kidnaps J.T. Franks, a snarky food blogger after a nasty review deals the final blow to Grey's plummeting career. Grey keeps Franks chained up in a basement, presenting him with a series of deceptively simple food challenges and punishing him for anything less than perfection. BITTER FEAST is an exploration of the creative impulse gone tragically awry.
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  (in credits order)

James Le Gros ... Peter Grey (as James LeGros)

Joshua Leonard ... JT Franks

Amy Seimetz ... Katherine Franks

Larry Fessenden ... William Coley

Megan Hilty ... Peg

John Speredakos ... Phil

Mario Batali ... Gordon
Tobias Campbell ... Young Peter
Owen Campbell ... Johnny
Lisa Golub ... Waitress
Andrea Kennedy ... Restaurant Hostess
Sean Reid ... Co-Worker
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Adam Bertocci ... Cooking Show Audience

Jessie Coleman ... TV Reporter
Paula El Sherif ... Cooking Show Guest

Allie Nelson ... Fan Girl At Bookstore
Graham Reznick ... Local Newscaster

Directed by
Joe Maggio 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Joe Maggio  screenplay

Produced by
Hamza Ali .... executive producer
Malik B. Ali .... executive producer
Derek Curl .... producer
Larry Fessenden .... producer
Jacob Jaffke .... line producer
Brent Kunkle .... producer
Greg Newman .... executive producer
Peter Phok .... producer
Original Music by
Jeff Grace 
Cinematography by
Michael McDonough 
Film Editing by
Seth Anderson 
Casting by
Kathleen Backel 
Antonia Dauphin 
Production Design by
Beck Underwood 
Art Direction by
Lisa Myers 
Costume Design by
Elisabeth Vastola  (as Liz Vastola)
Makeup Department
Ivy Ermert .... key hair stylist
Ivy Ermert .... key makeup artist
Brenna McGuire .... makeup artist
Brian Spears .... special makeup effects artist
Production Management
Jacob Jaffke .... production manager
Art Department
Shawn Annabel .... property master
Sound Department
Kate Driscoll .... boom operator
Tom Efinger .... sound re-recording mixer
Tom Efinger .... sound supervisor
Eric Gitelson .... adr engineer
Eric Gitelson .... foley engineer
Allison Jackson .... sound mixer
John Moros .... dialogue editor
Derek Morse .... additional sound
Vincent Rella .... additional boom operator
Graham Reznick .... sound designer
Jeff Seelye .... sound editor
Visual Effects by
Neal Jonas .... visual effects supervisor
Douglas Mayer .... stunts
John Schuman .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Eric Branco .... camera operator
Eric Branco .... director of photography: second unit
Bahram Foroughi .... still photographer
Shandor Garrison .... second assistant camera
Adam Raia .... camera operator
Brandon Taylor .... gaffer
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ramsey Scott .... costume assistant
Editorial Department
Milan Boncich .... colorist
Other crew
Nick French .... production assistant
Douglas Mayer .... assistant armorer
Nicole Mikuzis .... brand manager
John Schuman .... senior armorer
Lisa Wisely .... business affairs: Glass Eye Pix
Annie Jeeves .... publicist (uncredited)
Jack Fessenden .... special thanks

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USA:95 min

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The poster for this movie is seen in the video game "Until Dawn" on the Playstation 4. It's found while exploring the cinema room.See more »
Continuity: Near the end when being hunted in the woods, he is running in a stream his directions changes from up to down stream several times.See more »
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Right label, 16 September 2012
Author: kosmasp

This is a tough sell. A movie where both hero and antagonist are despicable (but not in that cute animated movie you may know). Of course some might have trouble choosing who the protagonist is for them. But it doesn't matter who you choose, you will have a hard time rooting or really feeling for one of them.

Of course, the movie will wake up feelings in most of the viewers. Because we all have been mistreated in one way or another. And most would have wished to get back at those who don't respect them or the work they've done. This concept can be put on many other section of life or art. Even commenting on movies, you could go like: well do it better, if you can.

The actors do their best (with an interesting cameo by chameleon Larry Fassenden), but the story does not seem to know where it is heading or what it really wants to tell us (a "side" story being part of that and the alternate ending confirming, that the test audience might have been confused too). The basic idea is stronger than the end product, it still might satisfy you, if you like small budgeted movies

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