"Food of Love"
Directed by Ventura Pons
first English-language film from Spanish director Ventura Pons (Caresses)
is a faithful adaptation of David Leavitt's coming-of-age novel, The Page
Turner. A young, sexually-repressed music student has an affair with his
piano-playing idol, for whom he has been hired as a page turner, but love is
complicated by the boy's mother and the master pianist's agent/lover. Stars
Paul Rhys, Kevin Bishop, Alan Corduner and Juliet Stevenson. "An elegant
work" (Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times). 105 minutes.