Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?

Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?

Director: Ted Kotcheff Cast: George Segal, Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Morley

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Max (Robert Morley) is a wealthy, world-class conoisseur of fine food, who cannot stop himself from eating when the food is first-class. His doctor has given him stern warnings that he must lose over one hundred pounds, or he will die of heart failure. The presence of so many four-star chefs in Europe is a hazard for him. When many of these same chefs are found murdered in inventive ways, each related to the chef's specialty, it begins to appear that Max is the prime suspect in their deaths. Meanwhile, the ex-wife (Jaqueline Bisset) of a fast-food tycoon (George Segal) has earned the right to cook the dessert course at a dinner billed as "the world's most fabulous meal." Despite their profound disagreements, he is worried that she will be one of the murderer's victims.This film, which was loved by some critics and hated by others, is based on the best-selling novel Someone is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe by Nan and Ivan Lyons.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/07/2009
UPC: 0883316182369
Original Release: 1978
Rating: PG
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 1:52:00
Sales rank: 18,554

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
George Segal Robby
Jacqueline Bisset Natasha
Robert Morley Max
Jean-Pierre Cassel Kohner
Philippe Noiret Moulineau
Jean Rochefort Grandvilliers
Luigi Proietti Ravello
Stefano Satta Flores Fausto Zoppi
Madge Ryan Beecham
Frank Windsor Blodgett
Peter Sallis St. Claire
Tim Barlow Doyle
John Le Mesurier Dr. Deere
Joss Ackland Cantrell
Daniel Emilfork Saint-Juste
Jacques Marin Massenet
Jacques Balutin Chappemain
Jean Parédès Brissac
Kenneth Fortescue Director
Struan Rodger Assistant Director
Derek Smith Man in Corridor
Jean Gaven Calpetre
Michael Chow Soong
Anita Graham Blonde
Nicholas Ball Skeffington
David Cook Bussingbill
Nigel Havers Counterman
John Carlisle Actor
Sheila Ruskin Actress
Sylvia Kay Reporter
Aimée Delamain Old Woman
Eddie Tagoe Mumbala
Caroline Langrishe Loretta

Technical Credits
Ted Kotcheff Director
Werner Achmann Art Director
Merv Adelson Executive Producer
John Alcott Cinematographer
William Aldrich Producer
Donfeld Costumes/Costume Designer
Wolfgang Glattes Asst. Director
Lynn H. Guthrie Associate Producer
Henry Mancini Score Composer
Judy Moorcraft Costumes/Costume Designer
Thom Noble Editor
Lee Rich Executive Producer
Peter Stone Screenwriter
Rolf Zehetbauer Production Designer

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Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Guest More than 1 year ago
If curvaceous Jacqueline Bisset can cook as good as she looks in this hilarious comedy, she can fry my bratwurst, flambe my Bombe Alaska, make my Dim Sum and roast my Peking Duck anytime she wants. One of my favourite restaurants in Paris is featured here. It is of course, La Tour d'Argent, the temple of French gastronomy to which any gourmet worth his salt and pepper must visit...if only once in his life. Here, my friend, Claude Terrail, World War 2 veteran of the French Resistance presides daily at his table, which you have to pass before you enter the main dining area. The Specialite de la Maison, Canard a la Tour d'Argent also features prominently in this movie. Just watching it in the movie will make you drool with anticipation. This movie has everything I like in a movie, a voluptuous and alluring leading actress, great locations, humourous story and fabulous acting. Light hearted and most amusing, it will put you in a good mood for your Grand Marnier souffle or perhaps one of Morton's titanic 24 ounce Porterhouse steaks. A wonderful movie for Gourmets, gourmands and wine lovers. Bon appetit! By Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet who is a well known Travel, Food & Wine Writer based in South East Asia.