Le goût des autres (The Taste of Others)
Le goût des autres (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

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 2000
DVD 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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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Talky, but [its] casual wandering feel swirls the viewer in before we even realize how much dialogue there is.

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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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Brandon Judell
Detour Magazine

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

Jane Sumner
Dallas Morning News

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

Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press

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

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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Flixster Audience Score: 81% Flixster User Reviews
Lesley N
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