Thursday, September 06, 2007

Ratatouille (2007)


"Ratatouille" is a French word. it is a traditional French Provençal stewed vegetable dish. typically consisting of eggplant, zucchini, onions, green peppers, tomatoes, and garlic, served hot or cold.

American pronunciation: rat-a-too-ee
French pronunciation: ra-ta-tui

definitely an enjoyable film !! its sugar, spice, n everything nice. haha. not in a Powerpuff Girls way though. but it did include these flavors alright. in its food, as well as the scenes, the friendship, the love ~~ Paris is a romantic city after all .. in relate to Paris, i found out that it is often nicknamed as 'The City of Light' (La Ville-lumière). don't you just love how French makes their vocabs sound so sexy n delicious? Rémy lives in Paris - where all good food lies. he is determine to be a chef. with the help of a human friend - Linguini - he succeeded. Linguini lacked of cooking abilities, yet struggled to keep his job at the restaurant. it turned out to be a win-win situation. the focused conflict lies in "restaurants are not suppose to have rats" versus "the chef is in fact a rat".

some backgrounds on the movie:
- director: Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava
- released: 2007
- casts: Patton Oswalt, Lou Romano, Brad Garrett
- language: English
- genre: Animation

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