Dir. Ang Lee, 1994, Taiwan/USA, Cert. PG, 108 mins
Along with the electrifying opening sequence that immerses the viewer into the intricacies and eccentricities of Chinese culinary preparation, this movie delves into the complex interactions between a widowed chef and his three daughters.
This intergenerational comedy offers a sumptuous glimpse into the changing role and view of women in 1990s Taipei and displays Ang Lee’s range as a director.
Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at Golden Globe and Oscars 1995.