The Taste of Others

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In Brief: Writer-actress Agnes Jaoui’s directorial debut is a deliciously funny and insightful comedy about people’s varied tastes and perceptions, especially perceptions of other people. There’s scarcely a false note in the film, which is impeccably photographed and directed in an unusual (for an essentially intimate film) yet intelligent use of wide-screen. The Taste of Others is by turns funny, touching and thought-provoking. It very much deserves to be seen by the widest possible audience. And here’s hoping that it’s merely the springboard for a fruitful career for Jaoui as a filmmaker. This excerpt was taken from a review by Ken Hanke published on Jan.1, 2000.
Genre: Comedy
Director: Agnes Jaoui
Starring: Anne Alvaro, Jean-pierre Bacri, Brigette Catillon, Alain Chabat, Agnes Jauoi
Rated: NR

Classic World Cinema by Courtyard Gallery will present The Taste of Others on Friday, July 6, at the new Flood Gallery location in Black Mountain, 850 Blue Ridge Road, Unit A-13, Black Mountain.

About Ken Hanke
Head film critic for Mountain Xpress from December 2000 until his death in June 2016. Author of books "Ken Russell's Films," "Charlie Chan at the Movies," "A Critical Guide to Horror Film Series," "Tim Burton: An Unauthorized Biography of the Filmmaker."

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