Foodie Films and TV Shows
Ratatouille [videodisc] by Walt Disney Pictures presents a Pixar Animation Studios film — A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession.
Julie & Julia [videodisc] — Julia Child's life is intertwined with the life of Julie Powell who decides to cook every recipe in Child's book "Mastering the art of French cooking" over the course of one year.
Chocolat [videodisc] by Miramax Films ; produced by David Brown, Kit Golden, Leslie Holleran ; screenplay by Robert Nelson Jacobs ; directed by Lasse Hallström — A single mother opens a chocolate shop in rural France - with Sunday hours - and meets resistance from the rigidly moral community. But, as the townspeople discover their delicious products, attitudes change.
Waitress [videodisc] by Night and Day Pictures — A young married waitress who bakes wonderful pies discovers that she is pregnant, and as she begins to write letters to her child her life begins to change.
Pie in the sky. Series 1, Disc 1 [videodisc] — In this charming British TV series DI Henry Crabbe wants to retire and open his dream restaurant, but his wife isn't sure they can afford it and his police boss still wants his help in solving crimes.
The French chef with Julia Child [videodisc] by produced by Russell Morash or Ruth Lockwood ; directed by Russell Morash, David B. Atwood, Russell Fortier or David Griffiths — If you have never watched Julia Child's original show, treat yourself to this classic!
Anthony Bourdain, no reservations. Discs 1 & 2 [videodisc] by Zero Point Zero Productions — Chef and author Anthony Bourdain travels the world sampling local foods and culture.
The best of America's test kitchen [videodisc]: Best baking recipes by a production of A La Carte Communications — Learn how to bake it right!