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Vatel (2000)

Names: Ватель
IMDB Rating: 6.6 ( 6932 Votes ) ; Critic Score: 4.4
Director: ;
BoxOffice: $73280628 USD Company: Légende Entreprises, Country: FR, Language: EN
Runtime: 103 min , Rated: PG-13

Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar.
Brief: In 1671, with war brewing with Holland, a penniless prince invites Louis XIV to three days of festivities at a chateau in Chantilly. The prince wants a commission as a general, so the extravagances are to impress the king. In charge of all is the steward, Vatel, a man of honor, talent, and low birth. The prince is craven in his longing for stature: no task is too menial or dishonorable for him to give Vatel. While Vatel tries to sustain dignity, he finds himself attracted to Anne de Montausier, the king's...