Does the world really need a new full-length documentary about Ferran Adrià and his restaurant, El Bulli? The trailer for a new film called El Bulli: Cooking in Progress debuted last week on Apple's movie trailer website and when I watched it, I swear I've already seen the movie before, or at least another film about Adrià that didn't seem much different. And that's not counting the one Anthony Bourdain did on a special episode of No Reservations, where he fawned over the Spanish molecular gastronomist as a deity on Earth.
But what strikes me as odd about the film is its timeliness. The movie's scheduled release on July 27th seems disingenuous, since the restaurant–which most people haven't tried, save for a privileged few–is reportedly serving its last meal and closing up at the end of July.
Here's the trailer, for your viewing pleasure: