A Chef in Love
A Chef in Love ★★ Les Mille et Une Recettes du Cuisinier Amoureux; The Cook in Love 1996 (PG-13)
In 1920, Parisian Pascal Ishac (Richard) meets Georgian Princess Cecilia (Kirtadze) while travelling and decides to stay and open a French restaurant in the capital of Tbilisi. When the capital is invaded by the Red Army in 1921, communist leader Zigmund (Kahmhadze) forces Cecilia to marry him and shuts down Pascal's eatery. With his great love and his restaurant both gone, Pascal writes a master cookbook and memoir that is later discovered and translated by Cecilia's son Anton (Gautier), who also discovers that Pascal is his father. French, Russian and Georgian with subtitles. 95m/C VHS, DVD . FR Pierre Richard, Nino Kirtadze, Temur Kahmhadze, Jean-Yves Gautier, Micheline Presle; D: Nana Dzhordzadze; W: Irakli Kvirikadze; C: Georgi Beridze; M: Goran Bregovic.