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Le Cirque: A Table in Heaven

A film by Andrew Rossi



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Synopsis

From the award-winning director of Page One: Inside The New York Times & Eat This New York

Le Cirque: A Table in Heaven is an intimate portrait of Le Cirque founder Sirio Maccioni and his three sons – Mauro, Marco and Mario – to whom he will one day leave his formidable cultural and culinary legacy. Director Andrew Rossi not only gains unbelievable access to the larger-than-life Maccioni family but also catches the family at a dramatic transition: the closing of Le Cirque in 2004, its celebrated re-opening two years later followed by the nerve-wracking wait for New York’s restaurant critics to weigh in on their new incarnation.

Not only is Le Cirque: A Table in Heaven a must-see for anyone who is passionate about food and dining, but it shows us a family embroiled in the age-old struggle between fathers, sons, tradition and change - which, for the family behind Le Cirque, means the fate of one of New York’s most treasured institutions hangs in the balance. Le Cirque: A Table in Heaven is a fascinating portrait of a family business caught in the world’s spotlight.


What the Critics are Saying

"Terrific access! Maccioni is a delight to watch. It makes for great theater."
- The New York Times

"Brilliant!" - Liz Smith

"" - Baltimore Sun

"Wonderful! Appealing to every taste." - San Francisco Chronicle

"Glorious!" - Orlando Sentinel

"Buoyant, affectionate… An Italian-American family comedy in the form of a documentary about a restaurant." - Los Angeles Times


Recommended Reading

Sirio: The Story of My Life and Le Cirque by Sirio Macciono


Features and Specifications

Special Features:

  • Bonus Scenes
  • Director Q&A

Format: DVD
Release Year : 2007
Running Time: 74 minutes
Color: Color
Language: English


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