2019, 1h 54m, Finland
Director: Mika Kaurismäki
Cast: Anna-Maija Tuokko, Chu Pak Hong, Kari Väänänen, Lucas Hsuan, Vesa-Matti Loiri
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Following the death of his wife, professional chef Cheng travels with his young son to a remote village in Finland to visit an old friend. Soon Cheng begins helping out in the local café, and gradually his cooking encourages these vastly different cultures to connect. 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.
All films at CEFF are presented in their original language with English subtitles.
Stream Availability: November 13, 14 and 15 (starting at midnight on Nov 13 until 11:55pm on Nov 15)
Geographic Availability: Across Alberta