The Taste of Others
The Taste of Others (2000)

Agnes Jaoui co-writes and directs this romantic comedy of manners set in France's rustic Provence. Unpolished and ultra-pragmatic industrialist Jean-Jacques Castella (co-scripter Jean-Pierre Bacri) reluctantly attends Racine's… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: February 26, 2002
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The Taste of Others is a fresh, witty comedy about the attraction of opposites. The characters are well-drawn and engaging and their social interactions believable.

Peter Howell
Toronto Star

Succeeds with believable characters and situations born of lives well studied.

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Eve Zibart
Washington Post

There are some things the French do better than we do, and the small movie is one.

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Brandon Judell
Detour Magazine

the perfect date film for those with a fondness for Rohmer, Roquefort, and Chablis.

Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

The movie's unique appeal lies less in the style than the substance -- particularly, in the emerging hero at the centre of the tale.

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Rita Kempley
Washington Post

A worldly-wise, compassionate and charmingly acted Gallic comedy.

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Marty Mapes
Movie Habit

The type of movie you watch for the acting and the character development, which are both outstanding

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Jane Sumner
Dallas Morning News

Slyly written, the intelligent social satire is surely acted and ... confidently, ably directed.

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Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press

Confirms that France may be producing, per capita, more good films than any country on the globe.

Louis B. Hobson
Jam! Movies

A witty, wry examination of what happens when opposites attract.

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Jean-Jacques, businessman gets smitten by Clara, actress and English teacher, and gets out of his depth amongst her arty friends. I liked this film. It showed a… More