taste of things

The Taste of Things

La Passion de Dodin Bouffant
Directed by Anh Hung Tran
France | 2023 | Narrative
145 minutes

This luscious film explores the relationship between Eugenie (Juliette Binoche), an esteemed cook, and Dodin, the gourmet she has been working for over the last 20 years. Growing fonder of one another, their bond turns into a romance and gives rise to delicious dishes that impress even the world's most illustrious chefs. When Dodin is faced with Eugenie's reluctance to commit to him, he decides to start cooking for her. "The Taste of Things" will be the French Oscar nominee for the 2024 Academy Awards.