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Flux Gourmet

Directed by Peter Strickland
2022
UK, USA, Hungary
109 minutes
Unclassified 15+
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A deliciously deadpan comedy by outré cinema master Peter Strickland (In Fabric, SFF 2019) serves an outrageous recipe of food, music, and arts funding. Berlinale 2022.
Only Peter Strickland could have dreamt up a tale set in an art institute for culinary and alimentary performance. Gloriously gowned institute director Jan (Game of Thrones’ Gwendoline Christie) is sponsoring the residency of a ‘culinary collective’ that turns cooking sounds and supermarket shopping into performance art. Visionaries or pretentious charlatans? You be the judge, as a journalist with severe gastrointestinal ‘issues’ documents the squabbling group’s work-in-progress while reptilian arts patron Dr Glock watches from the wings. Strickland’s customary outlandish style, as well as his fandom of This is Spinal Tap, inhabits every frame of this hilarious commentary on the creative process.
As usual, Strickland has made a sumptuous meal out of social impropriety – a strange cinematic delicacy about the discomforts that need to be shared so that others don’t have to be stomached.
David Ehrlich, Indiewire
Strickland builds his own worlds with such a distinctive style – down to the fonts, the bilious shades of green and the textures of the silks – that the viewer can’t help feeling pulled into his crazy maelstrom of quirk.
Leslie Felperin, The Hollywood Reporter
A fully realised, immaculately tailored creation which conceals a slow-burning sense of mischief under its deliberate oddness and ornately deadpan dialogue.
– Wendy Ide, Screen International

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Sat 11 Jun
6pm
Event Cinemas George Street - Cinema 4
Past Event Cancel
Sun 12 Jun
8:45pm
Dendy Newtown - Cinema 1
Past Event Cancel
Program Strand
Features
Year
2022
Classification
Unclassified 15+
Country
UK, USA, Hungary
Language
In English and Greek with English subtitles
Director
Peter Strickland
Producer
Serena Armitage, Pietro Greppi
Cast
Asa Butterfield, Gwendoline Christie, Ariane Labed
Screenwriter
Peter Strickland
Cinematographer
Tim Sidell
Editor
Mátyás Fekete
Genre
Fantasy & Sci-Fi, Experimental, Music, Off-Beat, Cinephile, Food & Drink, Arts, Comedies
Company Credits
Australian Distributor: Arcadia Films
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