RE: [Videolib] Feature Film Scenes re: Food / Counseling

Pasteur, Eric (EricPasteur@ppl.peoria.lib.il.us)
Thu, 12 Apr 2007 16:15:57 -0500

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Oh, and there's Rare Birds (2001) with William Hurt. It is also set in a
restaurant, and has several scenes set in the kitchen and dining area. Some
scenes are pedestrian, but one is a romantic exchange between Hurt and Molly
Parker.


Also, Rear Window. Grace Kelly has a swanky cooked meal delivered to Jimmy
Stewart's apartment. There really isn't any actual consumption-other than
of pre-meal wine-but the conversation surrounding the events of the evening
(she plans to sleep over) makes it an interesting table-setter (pun intended
;-)).


And finally, When Harry Met Sally...the scene in the restaurant when Meg
Ryan fakes an orgasm. Now THAT'S a discussion starter.


_____________________________________

Eric Pasteur

Reference Services

Peoria Public Library

Peoria IL 61602

tel: 309.497.2145

fax: 309.674.0116

<mailto:ericpasteur@ppl.peoria.lib.il.us> ericpasteur@ppl.peoria.lib.il.us

"He who increases his knowledge

increases sorrow."

--Andrei Tarkovsky, from Andrei Rublev



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From: Meghann Matwichuk [mailto:mtwchk@udel.edu]
Sent: Tuesday, April 10, 2007 3:55 PM
To: videolib@lists.berkeley.edu
Subject: [Videolib] Feature Film Scenes re: Food / Counseling


Dear CW,

Here's a fun one... I've been asked to come up with a list of feature films
for a nutrition counseling class that show how people may use food to cope,
doctor or counselor/patient interaction, or food rituals in the home. She
is not necessarily looking for films where food is an overarching theme --
rather, films with scenes that can be used as a discussion-starter to liven
up a lecture. A few ideas that the prof. has come up with already are:

Patch Adams
Soul Food
Two Weeks Notice
Parenthood
The Doctor
Bridget Jones Diary

A couple of others with key scenes that I'm thinking of are:

Candy
Pieces of April
Spanglish (though I haven't seen it)
Fried Green Tomatoes

I keep wanting to recommend the 'Itis episode of The Boondocks, but I don't
quite thing that's what she's after ;) . If anyone can recall / recommend
specific scenes (in case I haven't seen the film in question recently), I'd
be very appreciative.

Thanks in advance,

*************************
Meghann Matwichuk, M.S.
Senior Assistant Librarian
Instructional Media Collection Department
Morris Library, University of Delaware
181 S. College Ave.
Newark, DE 19717
(302) 831-1475

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Kelly has a
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<b><span style=3D'font-weight:bold'>Subject:</span></b> [Videolib] =
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<p class=3DMsoNormal><font size=3D3 color=3Dblack face=3D"Times New =
Roman"><span
style=3D'font-size:12.0pt'>Dear CW,<br>
<br>
Here's a fun one...&nbsp; I've been asked to come up with a list of =
feature
films for a nutrition counseling class that show how people may use =
food to
cope, doctor or counselor/patient interaction, or food rituals in the
home.&nbsp; She is not necessarily looking for films where food is an
overarching theme -- rather, films with scenes that can be used as a
discussion-starter to liven up a lecture.&nbsp; A few ideas that the =
prof. has
come up with already are:<br>
<br>
Patch <st1:place w:st=3D"on">Adams</st1:place><br>
Soul Food<br>
Two Weeks Notice<br>
Parenthood<br>
The Doctor<br>
Bridget Jones Diary<br>
<br>
A couple of others with key scenes that I'm thinking of are:<br>
<br>
Candy<br>
Pieces of April<br>
Spanglish (though I haven't seen it)<br>
Fried Green Tomatoes<br>
<br>
I keep wanting to recommend the 'Itis episode of The Boondocks, but I =
don't
quite thing that's what she's after ;) .&nbsp; If anyone can recall / =
recommend
specific scenes (in case I haven't seen the film in question recently), =
I'd be
very appreciative.<br>
<br>
Thanks in advance,<br>
<br>
</span></font><font size=3D2 color=3D"#666666"><span =
style=3D'font-size:10.0pt;
color:#666666'>*************************<br>
Meghann Matwichuk, M.S.<br>
Senior Assistant Librarian<br>
Instructional Media Collection Department<br>
Morris Library, <st1:place w:st=3D"on"><st1:PlaceType =
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