The Quest of Alain Ducasse

France, 84m, DCP

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Screened June 8–21, 2018

The tireless world-famous chef Alain Ducasse—who manages 24 restaurants in 8 countries—is the subject of this visually stunning documentary portrait, which follows him over 18 months as he travels the world and prepares to open a new restaurant in the Château de Versailles. A consummate professional, Ducasse demonstrates his investment in devising cuisine that is both simple and environmentally sustainable (inspired by his childhood on a farm in the south of France), as well as his commitment to training the next generation of chefs. Unmissable for connoisseurs of haute cuisine.

In French with English subtitles.

A Magnolia Pictures release.

A film by Gilles de Maistre

Absorbing and cinematic…offers the documentary equivalent of a memorable meal at one of the eponymous chef’s three Michelin-starred restaurants.”