Kitchen Brigade (2022)

Comedy, Drama, General Film

Director: Louis-Julien Petit

Writer(s): Louis-Julien Petit, Liza Benguigui, Sophie Bensadoun (screenplay); Thomas Pujol (collaboration); Sophie Bensadoun (original idea)

Starring: Audrey Lamy, François Cluzet, Chantal Neuwirth, Fatou Kaba, Yannick Kalombo, Amadou Bah, Mamadou Koita, Alpha Barry, Yadaf Awel, Demba Guiro, Boubacare Balde, Irakli Maisaia, Mohamat Hamit Moussa, Sayed Farid Hossini, Saikat Barua, Amadi Diallo, Aiham Deeb, Stéphane Brel, Chloé Astor, Christophe Aironi, Adèle Galloy, Antoine Gourlier, Charlotte Léo, Tshishiku Kamba, Méline Poquet, Arnaud Cassand, Elisabeth Tissot-Guerraz, Marvin Dubart, Jérémy Charvet, Enzo Scaramuzzino, Anaïs Fabre, Vincent Duquesne, Marie Suran, Marine Dusehu, Tom Deflandre, Marie-Christine Descheemaker, Olivier Faliez, Elléonore Lemattre, Paul Lenoir, Roland Leyvrey, François Perache, Adolpha Van Meerhaeghe

Synopsis: Cathy is a sous-chef wanting to open a restaurant. With financial difficulties, Cathy accepts a job at a shelter for young migrants. At first she hates the job then her passion for cuisine starts to change children’s lives.

Release Date: January 13, 2023 (USA) | Length: 97 min | Genre: Comedy, Drama | Certificate: Not Rated | Note(s): Premiered at the L’Alpe d’Huez Film Festival in France on January 20, 2022. Also known as “The Kitchen Brigade” and “La Brigade”. There are people that I wasn’t able to identify because on search I found several people with the same name. I will have to watch the film to see if that helps.