WHO’S IN IT?
Bradley Cooper (American Sniper), Sienna Miller (Factory Girl), Omar Sy (Jurassic World), Daniel Brühl (Rush), Matthew Rhys (The Americans), Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina), Uma Thurman (Pulp Fiction), Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks), Lily James (Cinderella), Riccardo Scamarcio (Effie Gray)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
John Wells (August: Osage County), director; Steven Knight (Locke), writer; Michael Shamberg (Contagion), Stacey Sher (Django Unchained) and Erwin Stoff (Constantine), producers; Rob Simonsen (Foxcatcher), composer; Adriano Goldman (360), cinematographer; Nick Moore (Love Actually), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Adam Jones (Cooper), a former top chef whose wild and destructive behaviour cost him his Parisian restaurant, cleans himself up and spearheads a popular restaurant in London, where he works hard with his employees to obtain an elusive three-star Michelin rating and gain some redemption for his dangerous past…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Burnt is an effective and delicious acting showcase for star Bradley Cooper, whose meteoritic rise to glory with three consecutive Oscar nominations under his belt is well displayed here, and to tasty satisfaction as well.