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JEREMIAH TOWER: THE LAST MAGNIFICENT explores the remarkable life of Jeremiah Tower, one of the most controversial and influential figures in the history of American gastronomy. Tower began his career at the renowned Chez Panisse in Berkeley in 1972, becoming a pioneering figure in the emerging California cuisine movement. After leaving Chez Panisse, due in part to a famously contentious relationship with founder Alice Waters, Tower went on to launch his own legendary Stars Restaurant in San Francisco. Stars was an overnight sensation and soon became one of America's top-grossing U.S. restaurants. After several years, Tower mysteriously walked away from Stars and then disappeared from the scene for nearly two decades, only to resurface in the most unlikely of places: New York City's fabled but troubled Tavern on the Green. There, he launched a journey of self-discovery familiar to anyone who has ever imagined themselves to be an artist. Featuring interviews by Mario Batali, Anthony Bourdain, Ruth Reichl and Martha Stewart, this delicious documentary tells the story of the rise and fall of America's first celebrity chef, whose brash personality and culinary genius has made him a living legend.

  • Director: Lydia Tenaglia
  • Country: USA
  • Genre: Biography | Documentary
  • Year: 2017
  • Run Time: 02:00:00
  • imdb Score: 6.9/10 (30 votes)
  • Language: English
  • Rating: R
  • Cast: Mario Batali, Anthony Bourdain, Francesca De Luca
"This documentary directed by Lydia Tenaglia is a conspicuously imperfect movie that turns more compelling after trying your patience, then yields a final half-hour that’s as engrossing as a finely-wrought suspense drama."
Glenn Kenny - ROGEREBERT.COM

"Lydia Tenaglia's direction is occasionally flashy and cluttered, but her empathy for Tower is evocative and poignant."
Chuck Bowen - SLANT MAGAZINE

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