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HOTEL SPLENDIDE/ FOOD FILMS/ FILM MAIN
Terence Gross/ Eire and London/1999/ 100 mins
Hotel Splendide

Set on a remote island, Hotel Splendide follows the Blanche family's attempts to maintain a crumbling, dilapidated hotel and health spa following the death of the family matriarch. Chef Ronald Blanche believes that a healthy diet consists of boiling everything within an inch of its life until Kath, Ronald's former sous-chef and lover, challenges him to a gastronomic competition with her fabulous pasta con sugo alla puttanesca. Mayhem ensues.

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