• Welcome to the website of the French Institute of South Africa!

  • Bienvenue sur le site de l'Institut Français d'Afrique du Sud !

‘Haute Cuisine’ in Cinema Nouveau from 20 June

saveurs-du-palais

Based on a deliciously true story, the French comedy ‘Haute Cuisine’ directed by Christian Vincent will be released in Cinema Nouveau nationwide from 20 June 2014. 

Synopsis
Chef Hortense Laborie (Catherine Frot) lives in the Perigord region of France, where she is renowned for her delicious cuisine. When the President of the Republic hires her as his personal cook, she's astonished and initially reluctant to take the job.  She quickly comes to love her new position, despite jealousy and resentment from the rest of the kitchen staff. The President loves her cooking, but Hortense has to watch her back as the other employees try to get her fired.

The film will be shown at:
- Brooklyn Nouveau - Pretoria
- Gateway Nouveau - Durban
- V&A Nouveau - Cape Town
- Rosebank Nouveau- Johannesburg

Bookings & Trailer  

Cinema & Media - Cinema

  • 2020-MyFFF-FB
    Cinema

    MyFrenchFilmFestival 10th edition

    The cosiest film festival is back in South Africa from 16 January to 16 February! After 10 million streams recorded across 200 territories in 2019, MyFrenchFilmFestival, the first online French film festival will be back on 16 January for its 10th edition. Across the globe, and from the comfort of… Read more
  • Les Misrables banner
    Cinema

    French film Les Misérables to premiere at the European Film Festival

    The French Institute of South Africa is pleased to announce that Les Misérables, which won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, will be opening the European Film Festival on Friday 29 November. The film won Best International Feature Film at the Durban International Film Festival in July.… Read more
  • 2018 - postermyfrenchfilmfestival2019-001
    Cinema

    MyFrenchFilmFestival.com - 9th edition

    MyFrenchFilmFestival 9th edition18 January – 18 February 2019 All of you French film lovers out there, the wait is finally over! MyFrenchFilmFestival, the world's first online French film festival, is back from 18 January to 18 February 2019. For a whole month, enjoy a selection of the best French… Read more

Contact

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Audiovisual Attaché for Southern Africa

Tel. (+27) 11 403 0458 
Direct (+27) 11 727 5105