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El Bulli: Cooking in Progress (2010)

For six months of the year, renowned Spanish chef Ferran Adrià closes his restaurant El Bulli and works with his culinary team to prepare the menu for the next season. An elegant, detailed ... See full summary »

Director:

Gereon Wetzel

Writers:

Anna Ginestí Rosell (concept), Gereon Wetzel (concept)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ferran Adrià ... Himself
Oriol Castro Oriol Castro ... Himself
Eduard Xatruch Eduard Xatruch ... Himself
Eugeni de Diego Eugeni de Diego ... Himself
Aitor Lozano Aitor Lozano ... Himself
Toni Morago Toni Morago ... Himself
François Chartier François Chartier ... Himself - Sommelier
Christian Rioux ... Himself - Journalist
Eduard Bosch Maurell Eduard Bosch Maurell ... Himself
Lluís Genaro Lluís Genaro ... Himself
Mateu Casañas Mateu Casañas ... Himself
Andrea C. Correa Andrea C. Correa ... Herself
Jesús Gonzàlez Rallo Jesús Gonzàlez Rallo ... Himself
Lluís Garcia Lluís Garcia ... Himself
Pol Perelló Pol Perelló ... Himself
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For six months of the year, renowned Spanish chef Ferran Adrià closes his restaurant El Bulli and works with his culinary team to prepare the menu for the next season. An elegant, detailed study of food as avant-garde art, EL BULLI: COOKING IN PROGRESS is a tasty peek at some of the world's most innovative and exciting cooking; as Adrià himself puts it, "the more bewilderment, the better!" Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Germany

Language:

Catalan | French | Spanish | English

Release Date:

15 September 2011 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

El Bulli See more »

Filming Locations:

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,754, 31 July 2011, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$230,188, 12 February 2012
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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It was cool and all, no thanks to the filmmakers.
17 March 2011 | by picasso2See all my reviews

I was excited to see this film at the SXSW film festival in Austin, TX. With no background knowledge about El Bulli or Ferran Adria prior to the screening, I hoped that this documentary would tell me about the kind of things they did. It didn't. At all. There were no interviews with the chefs (or ANYONE, for that matter) which allowed us to learn the background of the restaurant and the background of the chefs. It felt like the filmmakers just took all of the footage they got and, without editing or taking any out, they called it a movie. This caused the film to feel like it just presented the facts. It lacked a narrative idea. Yes, it was in chronological order, but it just seemed like the filmmakers didn't care about the film. So, if you want to learn more about El Bulli, you're much better off just doing research about it.


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