The Taste of Things

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An Appalachian Summer Festival presents "The Taste of Things" as a part of The Helene and Stephen Weicholz Global Film Series. After the film there will be a post-film talkback with film series curator Dale Pollock.

In French with English subtitles
France / Rated PG-13 / Directed by Anh Hung Tran / 2023 / Drama, History, Romance / 135 minutes

Set in France in 1889, the film follows the life of Dodin Bouffant (Benoît Magimel) as a chef living with his personal cook and lover Eugénie (Juliette Binoche). They share a long history of gastronomy and love but Eugénie refuses to marry Dodin, so the food lover decides to do something he has never done before: cook for her.