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Just Desserts (2004 TV) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Lauren Holly, Costas Mandylor, Brenda Vaccaro, David Proval, Maria Bertrand, Andrew Lauer, Wolfgang Puck

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Marco Poloni (Mandylor) is a young Italian baker with the intuitive touch. Grace Carpenter (Holly) is more the highly-trained, proper, by-the-book type. They decide to team up to compete against the pros for a $250,000 prize. Uncle Fab (Proval - best known as slimy Richie Aprile in "The Sopranos") cheers them on from the home business while making sweet with a young thing named Angela. But at the competition, a con artist with a fake French accent who calls himself Jacques de Jacques (Lauer) is out to win by any means, fair or foul. This 2004 Hallmark production is a trifling piece of fluff: it's nice to see the two young supporting stars of "Picket Fences" together again, but they often act rather silly. The desserts look incredible, though, and Wolfgang Puck shows up for a cameo playing himself.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   chef/cook/restauranteur

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   cook Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Italian

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   None

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