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năm ngoái film by John Wells

Burnt is a 2015 American drama film directed by John Wells and written by Steven Knight, from a story by Michael Kalesniko.[4] The film stars an ensemble cast including Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Omar Sy, Daniel Brühl, Matthew Rhys, Riccardo Scamarcio, Alicia Vikander, Uma Thurman and Emma Thompson. The film was released on October 30, 2015, by The Weinstein Company. The film was not well received by critics and grossed $36.6 million.


Adam Jones was Guest Star On The Conners chef at a high-class Parisian restaurant owned by his mentor Jean-Luc, until his drug use và temperamental behavior destroyed his career và the restaurant. In the aftermath, Adam went into self-imposed exile in New Orleans by shucking a million oysters bự sober up, planning béo head béo London bự restart his career và attempt phệ earn a third Michelin star .In London, Adam searches for old colleagues, beginning with his mentor’s former maître d’hôtel, Tony Balerdi, now a khách sạn manager of The Langham Hotel in London, under the ownership of the Balerdi family. Adam checks into one of The Langham’s rooms then visits an old friend, Conti, & notes the talent of his sous-chef Helene, but she dislikes his arrogance và dismisses him immediately. A Paris colleague, Michel, whose restaurant Adam had sabotaged out of jealousy, tracks him lao dốc. After a brief fistfight, they talk và Michel forgives Adam then asks Khủng work for him. Adam also visits a cutting-edge eatery run by Reece, with whom he has a long-standing rivalry, và the visit ends poorly. Adam’s former drug dealer realizes he has returned lớn Europe và attempts lớn collect Adam’s outstanding debt .Adam convinces famed restaurant critic Simone lớn dine at Tony’s khách sạn. Tony realizes that Adam phối this up & is reluctant béo let him cook, but his kitchen is in such poor condition it would result in Simone shutting his restaurant xuống dốc. Seeing no other way, he allows Adam béo cook. Simone’s favorable Đánh Giá convinces Tony bự renovate the hotel’s kitchen và hire Adam as head chef permanently. He stipulates that Adam must submit lớn weekly drug tests with Tony’s psychiatrist Dr. Rosshilde. Adam agrees Khủng the tests, although he is uninterested in therapy & throws himself into preparations for the grand opening. Another old friend, Max, joins Adam’s đội after being released from prison. Helene rebuffs further job offers until Conti fires her & sends her bự Adam’s kitchen. Helene is irate about being fired, but Adam convinces her Khủng work for him by tripling her salary .Opening night is a disaster, and Adam furiously closes early, blaming Helene. He publicly humiliates her, escalating from verbal phệ physical aggression, & she quits. Adam goes on a talk show that he previously turned xuống dốc mập drum up publicity for the restaurant. At his second opening, a restaurant critic gives a positive đánh giá, enraging Reece. Tony convinces Helene bự return with a doubled salary và some insight about Adam’s behavior. Adam improves his attitude, but refuses her request for thời gian off for her daughter Lily’s birthday. Later, he notices his kitchen acting in a strange manner. Helene reveals that her daughter is at the restaurant under Tony’s supervision, since she did not want béo spend her birthday at trang chính. Adam is upset, but relents và bakes Lily a birthday cake, which impresses Helene .With the restaurant’s reputation established, Adam sets his sights on three Michelin stars, still avoiding his drug dealer, even after Tony offers Khủng pay off his debt. Adam takes Helene bự the reopening of Reece’s restaurant. Adam và Reece are civil, but the night derails when Adam spots his ex-girlfriend Anne Marie, the daughter of Jean-Luc. Adam finds Anne Marie surprisingly forgiving after he abandoned her in Paris & missed her father’s funeral. The encounter leaves Adam shaken và introspective about his failure in Paris. Early the next morning, Helene finds him at the fish market where they kiss in the alley behind The Langham on the way back mập the restaurant. They are interrupted by the drug dealer’s thugs, who take Adam away. He returns that night during dinner service beaten & bruised .Kaitlin, the front of house host, advises Tony that two Michelin reviewers have arrived, và he cooks for them rather than going bự the hospital. They send their meals back as it’s too spicy, & Michel reveals he sabotaged the sauce with cayenne pepper as revenge for Adam’s past cruelty before walking out. On the verge of a breakdown, Adam leaves the restaurant .He wanders the đô thị, eventually arriving at Reece’s restaurant drunk. Once inside, he begins Khủng break xuống dốc emotionally. Reece soothes him, và they part on better terms the following morning. Adam attends a nhóm therapy session, then returns lớn the khách sạn, where he learns that Anne Marie has paid off his debt. She gives him her father’s knives & tells him that she approves of Helene. Tony và Helene find Adam và tell him that the two men they thought were Michelin reviewers were actually just businessmen on a trip. Adam rejoices at the opportunity of a second chance, Adam kisses Tony out of relief .Altered by his experiences, Adam changes the way he runs the kitchen. As a result of his improved attitude & teamwork, the restaurant receives its third Michelin star. At the over, he sits xuống dốc lớn eat the family meal with the kitchen crew, who are his mới nhất family .


Jamie Dornan played the part of Leon Sweeney but his scenes were deleted. [ 6 ]



In 2013, John Wells was set to direct a cooking comedy film, then titled Chef, with Bradley Cooper signed to star as a former Paris chef, Adam Jones.[7] Sienna Miller signed as lead actress.[8]

Omar Sy, Jamie Dornan, Emma Thompson, Daniel Brühl, Alicia Vikander & Lily James were also phối bự star in the film. [ 9 ] Dornan’s appearance was later removed due mập cuts và adjustments in the storyline & Lily James’s role revealed mập be a cameo. [ 6 ] Dornan’s scenes were added béo the home page release. [ 10 ]

In July 2014, it was reported that the film’s title had been changed from Chef to Adam Jones, to avoid confusion with Jon Favreau’s film Chef. Uma Thurman joined the cast around this time.[11] According to Deadline Hollywood, as of July 28, 2014, Weinstein was calling the film Untitled John Wells project, until they could decide on a better title.[12] On August 7, 2014, Matthew Rhys was added to the cast, playing chef Jones’ rival, Reece.[13] In July 2015, it was announced that the film had been retitled Burnt.[14]

The film was executive produced by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay. [ 15 ]


Principal photography on the film began July 23, năm trước, in New Orleans, Louisiana, filming for two days. [ 16 ] [ 17 ] Production then moved phệ London [ 11 ] & West London Film Studios .
On October 2, năm trước, Nick Moore was hired for the film editing job. [ 18 ] During editing of the film, Jamie Dornan ‘ s scenes were cut from the finished phiên bản. [ 6 ]


The first poster, with the new title Burnt, was released on August 7, 2015.[19][20] Cooper introduced a sneak peek of the film on the Today show on August 10, 2015.[21] The Weinstein Company released the teaser trailer on August 14, 2015.[22] On September 21, 2015, the first international trailer was released.[23] On September 28, 2015, producers released the first full-length trailer for the film and on October 29, 2015, released a clip featuring Vikander and Cooper online.[24][25]


The film was scheduled Khủng be released on October 2, năm ngoái, but in July năm ngoái, The Weinstein Company moved the release date lớn October 23, năm ngoái. [ 14 ] The kế hoạch then was mập give the film a limited release on October 23, năm ngoái, before a wide release on October 30, năm ngoái. [ 26 ] However, they cancelled the limited release kế hoạch và immediately released the film nationwide, on October 30, năm ngoái. [ 27 ]


Box office[edit]

Burnt grossed $13.7 million in the United States, and $23 million in other territories, for a worldwide total of $36.6 million, against a budget of $20 million.[3]

The film opened on October 30, 2015, alongside Our Brand Is Crisis and Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, was projected to gross $7–9 million from 3,003 theaters in its opening weekend.[28] However, it only ended up grossing $5 million, finishing sixth at the box office, and marking the second straight underperforming opener for Cooper, following Aloha ($9.7 million opening against its $37 million budget).[29] In it second weekend the film made $2.9 million, finishing seventh.[30]

Critical response[edit]

Burnt received negative reviews from critics, who praised Cooper’s performance but derided the script and storytelling. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds a rating of 28%, based on 159 reviews, with an average rating of 4.90/10. The site’s critical consensus reads, “Burnt offers a few spoonfuls of compelling culinary drama, but they’re lost in a watery goulash dominated by an unsavory main character and overdone clichés.”[31] On Metacritic, the film has a score of 42 out of 100, based on 28 critics, indicating “mixed or average reviews”.[32] Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of “B−” on an A+ to F scale.[28]

Justin Chang of Variety praised Cooper’s performance but was critical of the script: “Steven Knight’s script pours on the acid but holds the depth, forcing its fine actors (including Sienna Miller and Daniel Bruhl) to function less as an ensemble than as a motley sort of intervention group.”[33]


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