Bitter Feast

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Bitter Feast
Teaser poster.
Directed by Joe Maggio
Produced by Derek Curl
Larry Fessenden
Brent Kunkle
Peter Phok
Written by Joe Maggio
Starring James LeGros
Joshua Leonard
Amy Seimetz
Larry Fessenden
Megan Hilty
John Speredakos
Mario Batali
Music by Jeff Grace
Cinematography Michael McDonough
Edited by Seth Anderson
Dark Sky Films
Glass Eye Pix
Distributed by Dark Sky Films
Release dates
  • June 18, 2010 (2010-06-18)
Country United States
Language English

Bitter Feast is an American psychological horror film directed and written by Joe Maggio.[1] It stars James LeGros as a chef pushed over the edge by food critic J.T. Franks' (Joshua Leonard) vicious review. The film also features actors Larry Fessenden, Megan Hilty and a cameo from real life master chef Mario Batali.[2]


Peter Grey is a successful New York chef, disgruntled by caustic reviews from the food critic J.T. Franks. After Franks' bad review, Grey is fired by his boss Gordon. He kidnaps Franks, takes him to a cabin in the woods, and forces him to cook his own 'perfect dinner'.



Directed by Joe Maggio.[3] Starring James LeGros and Joshua Leonard.[4] The film was shot in New York City and Woodstock.[5] Larry Fessenden produced the film with his company Glass Eye Pix.[6]


The film premiered as part of the LA Film Festival on June 18, 2010.[7] An exact date for the theatrical release has not been determined.[8] The DVD was released in October 26, 2010.[9]


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