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Degustation maison

At first I didn’t quite understand whether this movie was showing a genuine thing from France — men standing around, buying each others rounds of patisserie. But that’s the gag: These are alcohol-drenched baked goods, so they’re getting sloshed.

So that’s the joke. But… uhm… OK, it’s a thirteen minute short, but…


It won the César Award For best short fiction film in 1978.

It was directed by Tati’s daughter.

Degustation maison. Sophie Tatischeff. 1978.

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