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Release Date: December 25, 2000Running Time: 117 mins.
MPAA Rating: PG 13Box Office: $49,464.00
Genre: Adaptation, Biopic, Drama, Historical, Period


Gérard Depardieu

Uma Thurman

Tim Roth

Julian Glover

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In 1671, Francois Vatel, a master chef, entertainer and steward, is hired by the Prince de Conde to prepare an important feast for the upcoming arrival of King Louis XIV. However, it will take nothing short of a miracle to prepare a fete fitting for royalty while Conde's provinces rest on the verge of financial ruin. Vatel, however, is a culinary genius with a heightened sense of resourcefulness with which to resolve each new crisis that threatens to damper the festivities. He is caught off guard by only one unforseen factor -- the ravishing beauty of royal newcomer, the regal Anne de Montausier. Not only has she caught the king's eye but also those of Vatel and the king's nasty aide the Ma... Full Summary >>