Food Of Love

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  • 1997
  • 1 hr 49 min
  • 4.8  (98)

Food of Love is a romantic comedy-drama movie directed by Stephen Poliakoff and released in 1997. The film stars Richard E. Grant, Nathalie Baye, and Joe McGann. The movie is centered around the life of a talented young pianist, Paul (played by Kevin Bishop), who dreams of making it big in the music world, but his overbearing mother, Pamela (played by Juliet Stevenson), has other plans for him.

Paul gets a scholarship to study in Venice, where he meets the charming and eccentric food critic, Miranda (Nathalie Baye). Miranda takes an interest in the young pianist and invites him to her dining club, where she introduces him to her friends, including the pianist's idol, Richard Kennington (Richard E. Grant).

As Paul becomes more involved with Miranda and her circle of friends, he realizes that his passion for music and his newfound love may not be compatible. He must choose between the two and with that choice comes both heartache and joy.

Throughout the movie, we are introduced to various characters that add depth and complexity to the story. Among these characters is Miranda's husband (Joe McGann), who is a successful lawyer but lacks the spontaneity and passion that Miranda craves.

The film takes us on a journey through the city of Venice, with its stunning architecture, canals, and rich culinary traditions. The set design, costumes, and musical score all complement the story's romantic tones and add to the movie's overall charm.

Food of Love is not just a romantic comedy-drama but also a commentary on love, passion, and the art of fine dining. The movie explores the idea that food and music are not just sensual pleasures but also forms of self-expression that can connect people on a deeper level.

In conclusion, Food of Love is a heartwarming and thoughtful movie that combines romance, music, and gastronomy, with a great cast, beautiful setting, and an engaging plot. It's a perfect movie to watch on a cozy night in, with a glass of red wine and a plate of delicious food.

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  • Runtime
    1 hr 49 min
  • IMDB Rating
    4.8  (98)