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Feature | 114 Minutes | Finland/UK/China

Director: Mika Kaurismäki 


Following the death of his wife, professional chef Cheng travels with his young son to a remote village in Finland to connect with an old Finnish friend he once met in Shanghai. Upon arrival, nobody in the village seems to know his friend but local café owner Sirkka offers him accommodation and in return Cheng helps her in the kitchen surprising the locals with the delights of Chinese cuisine. Gradually his cooking encourages these vastly different cultures to connect and Cheng is soon a celebrated member of the community. Unfortunately his tourist visa is soon to run out and it’s up to the villagers to come up with a plan to help him stay.

  • Year
    2019
  • Runtime
    114 minutes
  • Language
    English, Finnish
  • Country
    Finland, United Kingdom, China
  • Director
    Mika Kaurismäki