Posts Tagged ‘french’

The Secret Obsession

February 4, 2009

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Secret Obsession

“A father, his illegitimate son, and the woman they both love…”

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Secret Obsession, a drama set in 1955, North Africa, is about the unraveling of French colonial rule in Tunisia. It also revolves around a younger man’s love for an older married woman. A man named Paul is involved romantically with a local nightclub singer named Betty. An Arab teenager, Wanis, who hangs around Paul’s house attempts to spark a romance with his wife. But sooner, Wanis was revealed to be Paul’s illegitimate son from a tryst with a local Arab woman. As the teenager’s attraction to the older white woman starts to get out of bounds, the friction between the Tunisians and the French is also exploding.

Cast: 
Julie Christie
Ben Gazzara
Patrick Bruel
Jean Carmet
Ida DeBenedetto 

Director: 
Ridha Behi 

Producer:
Lofti Layouni

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*Only available for online viewers in Singapore
© 1988 Paris Pro-Motion, Jugurtha International Productions
Sources: imdb.com, movies.nytimes.com

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Learn from the French Odyssey

November 7, 2008

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Rick Stein’s French Odyssey

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rick-stein-french-odyssey-1Starting at the mouth of the mighty Girdone River in Bordeux, award-winning chef Rick Stein embarks on a trip that everyone would love to take – along the rivers of Southern France, sampling the local culinary delights on the way. In this series, Rick’s new home is called Rosa – an eighty-year-old, hundred foot long barge which has been doing the trip for the best part of thirty years. The barge’s captain, Bernard, is a good man to have aboard, not least because he knows the best bars, wine producers and restaurants along the 800 kilometre journey.

Rick is on a gastronomic odyssey to find all the glorious food and wine that France can offer – from eels in cider and buckwheat galettes to entrecôte bordelaise and shad grilled over vine trimmings, sarladaise potatoes fried in duck fat with garlic and parsley, snails Languedoc style and La Bourride, and an epic Bouillabaisse at L’Epuisette a restaurant on La Corniche in Marseille.rick-stein-french-odyssey-3

Rick introduces his French Odyssey with a diary where he conjures up visions of long hot French afternoons spent sipping wine in the sunshine over a lazy lunch, “Beauduc is a smudge on the map somewhere between the Mediterranean and a network of etangs, the salt-water lagoons that are all part of Rhone delta. There’s a restaurant there called Chez Jou Jou, which is any seafood lover’s dream: tellines with aioli as a starter, then loup de mer as the main course – I don’t know if there was any other choice, and I don’t care really – all washed down with copious quantities of ice-cold Picpoul de Pinet. Jack Nicholson’s been there, Dustin Hoffman’s been there, and now me.”

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“You’ve got to love Rick Stein. Unlike every other TV chef, he’s got no gimmicks, he doesn’t swear and he doesn’t slag off other telly cooks.” Scottish Daily Record

*Only available for online viewers in Singapore
©2005 BBC Worldwide.
Sources: lifestylefood.com.au, bbc.co.uk, rickstein.com

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WOWtv is a leading US-based broadband entertainment provider, streaming an extensive library of video content to internet savvy youths and young adults throughout Asia. Some of the programs that are available from WOWtv’s Singapore website include the latest fashion programs from Video Fashion New York, popular Korean drama series, top-notch BBC documentaries and dramas, and much more. WOWtv is also in the midst of expanding their offering to include social networking and user-generated content functions and is planning for more exciting new features such as offering music online and E-commerce in the near future. WOWtv is truly the all inclusive platform for the internet savvy youths and young adults of today to gather, entertain themselves with videos, music, shopping, share their own creations and network with others. Click HERE to visit WOWtv Singapore now.