THE SECRET OF THE GRAIN

2007, France 131 min. | Drama| Dir. Abdellatif Kechiche

In southern France, a Franco-Arabic shipyard worker along with his partner’s daughter pursues his dream of opening a restaurant.

LE CHEF

2012, France 125 min. | Culinary comedy | Dir. Daniel Cohen

A veteran chef faces off against his restaurant group’s new CEO, who wants to the establishment to lose a star from its rating in order to bring in a younger chef who specializes in molecular gastronomy.

THE BIG FEAST

1973, France, 130 min. | Drama | Dir. Marco Ferreri

A group of men go to a villa in the French countryside where they resolve to eat themselves to death.

THE DISCREET CHARM OF THE BOURGEOISIE

1972, France, 145 min. | Drama, Comedy | Dir. Luis Buñuel

A surreal, virtually plotless series of dreams centered around six middle-class people and their consistently interrupted attempts to have a meal together.