Official Trailer for Heartfelt Danish Restaurant Film 'A Taste of Hunger'
by Alex Billington
January 5, 2022
"You talk too much about food, Dad." "Well, it's my job." Magnolia Pictures has revealed the full US trailer for a Danish film titled A Taste of Hunger, an emotional drama about running a restaurant. This already opened in Denmark last summer, and is finally getting an official US release this month. It's about a couple who sacrifice everything to achieve the highest possible accolade in the culinary world - a Michelin star. This "power couple", played by Nikolaj Coster-Waldau & Katrine Greis-Rosenthal, in the Danish gourmet scene run the popular restaurant Malus in Copenhagen. But that popularity isn't enough. Or is it…? Also starring Flora Augusta, Charlie Gustafsson, August Vinkel, Nicolas Bro, Maj-Britt Mathiesen, and Kent Dahlgren. Ohhhhh this looks fantastic. It reminds me of the outstanding Danish film Another Round, bouncing between hope & depression, with an authentic story about the trails & tribulations of life.
Here's the official US trailer (+ poster) for Christoffer Boe's A Taste of Hunger, direct from YouTube:
And here's the original international trailer for Christoffer Boe's A Taste of Hunger, also on YouTube:
A power couple within the Danish gourmet scene run the popular restaurant Malus in Copenhagen. The couple is willing to sacrifice everything to achieve their dream — getting the coveted Michelin star. A Taste of Hunger, originally known as Smagen af Sult in Danish, is directed by acclaimed Danish writer / director Christoffer Boe, director of the films Reconstruction, Allegro, Offscreen, Everything Will Be Fine, Beast, Sex Drugs & Taxation, and Journal 64 previously. The screenplay is written by Christoffer Boe and Tobias Lindholm. It's produced by Louise Vesth. This initially premiered at the 2021 Two Riversides Film & Art Festival in Poland, and already opened in Denmark last summer. Magnolia Pictures will debut Boe's A Taste of Hunger in select US theaters + on VOD starting January 28th, 2022 later this month. Who's hungry?
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