French Food and Filmmaking: A Conversation with ‘King Georges’ Director Erika Frankel

In the new documentary King Georges, fiery French chef Georges Perrier struggles against changing culinary tides as he fights to keep his landmark Philadelphia restaurant, Le Bec-Fin, running after 40 years in business. Funny and touching in equal measure, the film transforms the chaos of the kitchen into a tale of passion, mentorship, and letting go. “I don’t really see it as a food film,” director Erika Frankel says. “It’s really the story of a…