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WATCH: Savory Clips and Video Interview from French Foodie Film 'Haute Cuisine'

Photo of Ryan Lattanzio By Ryan Lattanzio | TOH! September 19, 2013 at 1:23PM

Clips from the French foodie film "Haute Cuisine," based on the true story of pioneering chef Danièle Delpeuch, have arrived. These appetizing teases give us a glimpse at some of the gorgeously shot food of the film, which has been making its way through film festivals since 2012 and opens September 20.
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'Haute Cuisine'
'Haute Cuisine'

Bon appetit! Clips from the French foodie film "Haute Cuisine," based on the true story of pioneering chef Daniele Delpeuch, have arrived. These appetizing teases give us a piquant glimpse at some of the gorgeously shot food in the film, which has been making its way through festivals since 2012 and opens September 20.

Food hasn't looked this mouth-watering onscreen since Tilda Swinton swooned over a plate of prawns in "I Am Love."

Also online is a video interview with the real life chef who inspired the film (below). Re-dubbed Hortense Laborie in this retelling, Delpeuch was cooking at her French country restaurant when she was hired to serve as the personal chef of President Francois Mitterand in 1988. Harvey Weinstein talked about the film at a Sundance Q & A earlier this year here.

Directed by Christian Vincent and starring Catherine Frot, the film hits stateside theaters September 20. Check out the trailer here. Bite into a first clip from the film below, and watch the Huffington Post video interview with Daniele Mazet-Delpeuch.

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.