Bellyful (2000)





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Maverick director Melvin Van Peebles translates his own satirical novel to the screen with this multi-national portrait of race, class, and hypocrisy. The film's title refers to the name of a haute cuisine restaurant run by a self-satisfied conservative couple, Henri (Jacques Boudet) and Loretta (Andrea Ferreol). When the two find themselves overworked in the kitchen, they retreat to the local orphanage to find some cheap waitressing help, and the teenaged Diamantine (Meiji U Tum'si) fits the … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
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Written By: Melvin Van Peebles


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Full Review… | October 18, 2008
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Disappointing comedy from Melvin Van Peebles.

Full Review… | September 4, 2001
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