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‘Haute Cuisine’ in Cinema Nouveau from 20 June

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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

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