Login

Haute Cuisine

French comedy drama based on the extraordinary true story of President Francois Mitterand's pri­vate cook. Hortense Laborie, a renowned chef from the Périgord, is astonished when the President of the Republic appoints her as his personal cook, responsible for creating all his meals at the Élysée Palace. Despite jealous resentment from the other kitchen staff, Hortense quickly establishes herself, thanks to her indomitable spirit. The authenticity of her cooking soon seduces the President, but the corridors of power are littered with traps...

Year: 2012
Genre: Comedy, French Cinema, True Stories, Food in Film, Biography
Country: France
Director: Christian Vincent
Starring: Hippolyte Girardot, Catherine Frot, Jean d'Ormesson
Duration: 91 Minutes
Rating: M - Offensive language
Subtitles: Yes
6.4/10
Location in store: Foreign (France)

AVAILABILITY

DVD AVAILABLE NOW!

Permanent Collection

For in-store pickup reservations please call 03 3650 615

ALICE ALSO SUGGESTS:

What's Cooking? (2000)

A Jewish, Vietnamese, Latino and African-American family each assemble for their own version of the...

Mostly Martha (2001)

Aka "Bella Martha". Martha is a single woman who lives for one passion: cooking. The head chef at a...

Julie and Julia (2009)

A culinary legend provides a frustrated office worker with a new recipe for life in the true stories...

Julie and Julia ( Blu-ray ) (2009)

A culinary legend provides a frustrated office worker with a new recipe for life in the true stories...

Toast (2010)

"Toast" is the ultimate nostalgia trip through everything edible in 1960s Britain, based on the hear...

A Matter of Taste: Serving Up Paul Liebrandt (2011)

Paul Liebrandt is one of the most talented and controversial chefs in the food world. So prodigious...

Le Chef ( aka Comme un chef ) (2012)

Alexandre Lagarde (Jean Reno) is the king of the kitchen at Cargo Lagarde. But his position at the t...

Le Week-End (2013)

A British couple return to Paris many years after their honeymoon there in an attempt to rejuvenate...

The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)

Hassan Haji is a young Indian boy living with his family in a small village in the French Alps. His...

On My Way (2013)

Deneuve plays over-60 ex-beauty queen Bettie. Jilted by her lover, harangued by her busybody mother,...

Courted (2015)

Michel Racine is a feared president of Assize Court, as strict with himself as with others. Everythi...

The Midwife (2017)

Two of Frances most distinguished stars, Catherine Deneuve and Catherine Frot share the screen in t...

Back to Burgundy (Ce qui nous lie) (2017)

After a 10 year absence, Jean returns to his hometown when his father falls ill. Reuniting with his...