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‘The Menu’ is based on a true story: Screenwriter reveals how a meal at a luxury restaurant inspired the film

One of the screenwriters of ‘El Menu’ describes A real life experience that helped him come up with the idea of ​​the filmwhich is slated to release in theaters in November 2022 and opens January 18 on Disney+ and stars Anya Taylor-Joy as Margot, a young woman whom Tyler (Nicholas Hoult) meets at an exclusive restaurant on a private island. Invites and is run by a chef (Ralph). Fiennes), known for his stage performances.

One evening… of death

In the film, the theatrical nature of the restaurant causes the customers not to notice the horrors of tonight’s dinner until it is too late. Recently, Bon Appétit conducted an interview with screenwriters Will Tracy and his former coworker Seth Reiss. Tracey revealed this during the conversation The inspiration for the film came from a royal fancy restaurant he visited on a remote Norwegian island,

Tracey describes the dining experience as claustrophobic storytelling, Exposing that customers are actually “kidnapped” there During the hours:

“The restaurant was like Fäviken. There’s something irresistible about all these tasting menus. You can’t leave. You’re being held hostage to a story they tell for hours.”


‘El Menu’ perfectly captures the unusual meaning that this type of restaurant would automatically reveal to someone who is not used to them. at the end of the movie, Tracy and Reece were able to incorporate many different elements of that culture. In a thriller that has already garnered awards attention with two Golden Globe nominations.

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