Based on The Page Turner by David Leavitt Based on David Leavitt's novel The Page Turner, this sensual film explores the passage of a young pianist into adulthood and his first romance. When 18-year-old Paul (Kevin Bishop) becomes a page turner for his hero, world-famous pianist Richard Kennington (Paul Rhys, From Hell), his feelings for the artist grow stronger. The two begin a passionate affair and Paul feels love for the first time. Their relationship is complicated by Richard's agent Joseph (Allan Corduner, The Grey Zone, Moonlight Mile) and Paul's recently divorced, highly neurotic mother played by British actress Juliet Stevenson (Truly, Madly, Deeply and Bend It Like Beckham), whose performance the Village Voice called "fiercely committed." A gorgeous blending of emotional drama and classical artistry, Food of Love makes beautiful music.

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Food of Love (2002)

Music/Romance/Drama · 1h 52m

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Based on The Page Turner by David Leavitt Based on David Leavitt's novel The Page Turner, this sensual film explores the passage of a young pianist into adulthood and his first romance. When 18-year-old Paul (Kevin Bishop) becomes a page turner for his hero, world-famous pianist Richard Kennington (Paul Rhys, From Hell), his feelings for the artist grow stronger. The two begin a passionate affair and Paul feels love for the first time. Their relationship is complicated by Richard's agent Joseph (Allan Corduner, The Grey Zone, Moonlight Mile) and Paul's recently divorced, highly neurotic mother played by British actress Juliet Stevenson (Truly, Madly, Deeply and Bend It Like Beckham), whose performance the Village Voice called "fiercely committed." A gorgeous blending of emotional drama and classical artistry, Food of Love makes beautiful music.

Where to Watch

Status

Released

Language

English

Countries

Spain, Germany

Production Companies

42nd Street Productions S.L., Els Films de la Rambla, FFP Media Entertainment

Revenue

$113,164
Part Of
Cast
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Juliet Stevenson

Pamela Porterfield
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Kevin Bishop

Paul Porterfield
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Allan Corduner

Joseph Mansourian
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Paul Rhys

Richard Kennington
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Craig Hill

Izzy
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Leslie Charles

Tushi
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Pamela Field

Diane
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Naím Thomas

Teddy (as Naïm Thomas)
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Geraldine McEwan

Novotna
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Mingo Ràfols

Waiter
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Roger Coma

Receptionist
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Pepa López

Gypsy
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Mauricio Cruz

Hector (as Mauricio De La Cruz)
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Manu Fullola

Hustler
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Carlos Castañón

Alden
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Hernán González

Zenon
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Brenda Roque

Student #1
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Helenika Hellevig

Student #2
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Marianne Choquet

Enid
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Sue Flack

Carolyn
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Jack McKusay

Boyfriend
Crew
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Ventura Pons

Director
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Ventura Pons

Writer
Disc Releases
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Food of Love

(DVD)

6/10/2003

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