Vatel [videorecording] / Miramax Films and Gaumont and Legendé Entreprises present a film by Roland Joffé ; Légende Entreprises-Gaumont, in association with Nomad, Timothy Burrill Productions Ltd., T.F.1. Films International, with the participation of Canal+
DVDs | Miramax Home Entertainment | c2001 | Widescreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD V DRAMA)
Burbank, Calif. : Miramax Home Entertainment, c2001.
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound.
Gérard Depardieu, Uma Thurman, Tim Roth, Timothy Spall, Julian Glover, Julian Sands.
Director of photography, Robert Frasse ; editor, Noëlle Boisson ; original screenplay, Jeanne Labrune ; English adaptation, Tom Stoppard ; producers, Alain Goldman and Roland Joffé ; director, Roland Joffé.
MPAA rating: PG-13.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2000.
The Duc de Condé's employee, François Vatel, is in charge of cooking, and preparing shows for the French King Louis XIV when he visits the castle of Chantilly, owned by de Condé. If Vatel can impress the King, de Condé will gain his favors, and the destiny of France will change. While the King is visiting and three days of banquets ensue, Vatel falls in love with the King's mistress.
Special features: The costumes of Vatel.
MW, 4-03; 7-08(rpl); 9-09(rpl); 10-09(add)
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