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    Unique ID Code: 0000016627
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 17/4/2001 14:35
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    Woman On Top (US)

    7 / 10
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    It`s gonna be one hot summer
    Certificate: R
    Running Time: 91 mins
    Retail Price: $34.99
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    Penelope Cruz (All The Pretty Horses) cooks up sexy fun as Isabella, a gorgeous chef who melts the palates and hearts of men everywhere. When Isabella decides to break free from her rocky marriage and move to San Francisco, she discovers the perfect recipe for coming out on top - her own hit cooking show.

    But when her producer (Mark Feuerstein, What Women Want) falls in love and her ex-husband (Murilo Benicio) comes to town, who knows which man will end up on bottom? Filled with passion and laughter, Woman On Top is a spicy comedy about making relationships more delicious!

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Recipe Booklet
    Theatrical Trailers
    TV Spots

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 English
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 French

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Fina Torres

    Written By:

    John de Lancie
    Mark Feuerstein
    Harold Perrineau Jr.
    Murilo Benício
    Penélope Cruz

    Casting By:
    Laura Folger
    Alexa L. Fogel

    Soundtrack By:
    Luis Enríquez Bacalov

    Director of Photography:
    Thierry Arbogast

    Leslie Jones

    Costume Designer:
    Elisabeth Tavernier

    Production Designer:
    Philippe Chiffre

    Leigh Shanta
    Alan Poul
    Nancy Paloian
    Caique Martins Ferreira

    Executive Producer:
    Fina Torres
    Elisa Tolomelli
    Bronwen Hughes
    Preta Gil
    Augusto Case

    Twentieth Century Fox

    Your Opinions and Comments

    7 / 10
    A nice and spicy romance story. Beautifully shot and accompanied with superb Brazilian music.
    All the leads do a very nice and convincing job and the story, as simple as it is, never gets boring.
    The video transfer is very good. There are no compression signs at all and all the different kinds of food are presented in great colors and detail. Too bad DVD systems don`t support smell as well. :)
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is ok. While there are no effects in the movie, the surrounds are used nicely on several occasions. The music is really nice (unless you have
    something against Bossa Nova and Portuguese love songs).
    The menus are nicely animated with sounds.
    Unfortunately, the disk contains no extras features other than a trailer and some TV spots, which never count as extras.
    Bottom line - a cute little movie which looks great, sounds great and probably smells and tastes great as well.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 17/4/2001 17:10