The Taste of Others (Le Goût des autres) DVD -
1999 French film directed by Agnès Jaoui. The sexy comedy about Good Taste... and Bad Manners! Three men, three women, opposites, possibilities, and tastes. Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Language film in 2000. Castella owns a trucking company in Rouen; Bruno is his flute-playing driver, Franck is his temporary bodyguard while he negotiates a contract with Iranians, his wife B?atrice does frou-frou interior decorating and loves her dog. The conventional Castella hires a forty-year-old actress, Clara, to tutor him in English, and he finds her and her Bohemian lifestyle fascinating. Is this love? What would she say if he declared himself? Through Bruno, Franck meets Manie, a barmaid who deals hash. They begin an affair. Are they in love? They joke about marriage. As the women hold back, the men must make decisions. Stars Anne Alvaro, Jean-Pierre Bacri and Alain Chabat. Rated R for language and drug content, 112 minutes. In French with optional English subtitles.
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