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Topic: Re:Boiling Point
Posted by: Joe Conneely
Date/Time: 14/01/22 20:57:00

A very aptly titled film about one evening in a trendy rising restuaurant (filmed in Dalston) where a new head chef only a few months into the role is watching his career and life unravel.

Stephen Graham who appears to be in most good drama on TV recently, is the head chef supported by a well chosen cast none of whom I easily recognised. He is full on in his performance from the opening scene to the end in what has been made to feel like a one take film, continually tracking inside the claustrophobic setting and mostly shot in close up.

The film works so well because it captures all the details and the real life pressure of such an enclosed environment for stressed kitchen staff made worse by laid back colleagues who do not care. Add to that the range of customers ranging from obnoxious complainers to a TV celebrity chef seeking to manipulate Graham as his prior apprentice and the pace is incessant!

The 92 minutes sped by and I hope the film achieves great success.


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