• Released
  • September 21, 2012
  • (NY; 10/19 LA)
  • NR , 1 hr 34 min
  • Documentary
    Drama
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Three Stars Synopsis
Filmmaker Lutz Hachmeister travels around the world to observe master chefs at work.
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The Playlist

By Kevin Jagernauth
Hachmesiters's Three Stars is a treat, largely because it eschews the standard arc of documentaries.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
The doc has little to say about the Michelin ranking system that hasn't been said, but offers enough behind-the-scenes interest to...
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70

The New York Times

The dishes dazzle in Lutz Hachmeister's documentary Three Stars, a cinematic helping of some of the world's finest restaurants - and of...
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63

Boston Globe

By Janice Page
Maybe because Hachmeister has a background in journalism, his movie endeavors to educate by covering a lot of ground in its 90-plus...
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50

The A.V. Club

By Noel Murray
Three Stars works best as straight-up food-porn.
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50

Slant Magazine

By Chuck Bowen
As a sampler course of what it means to court the Michelin honor, Three Stars is enjoyable, but it's simply a collision of details that...
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50

Village Voice

Hachmeister's understatement results in a narrative plateau somewhere in the last third of the film, and viewers who showed up hungry may...
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Rated NR