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The God of Cookery (1996)

Sik san (original title)
The most renowned and feared chef in the world loses his title of God of Cookery because of his pompous attitude. Humbled he sets out to reclaim his title.

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Credited cast:
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Stephen Chow, The God of Cookery
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Turkey
Nancy Sit ...
Competition Judge (The Princess of Taste)
Man-Tat Ng ...
Old Man
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stephen Au ...
Emcee
Chi-Shing Chan
Tung Chen
Samantha Man-Kwan Chuk ...
TV reporter
Christy Chung ...
High School Fantasy Girl
Clarence Hui
Vincent Kok ...
Bull Tong
Liz Kong ...
Reporter at Competition
Suet Lam ...
Pudgy Triad Member
Tats Lau ...
Wet Dream (as Yee Tat Lau)
Kar-Ying Law ...
Competition Master of Ceremonies
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The God of Cookery, a brilliant chef who sits in judgement of those who would challenge his title, loses his title when a jealous chef reveals him to be a con-man and humiliates him publicly. As this new chef takes on the God of Cookery's role, the former God tries to pull himself back on top again, to challenge his rival and find once and for all who is the true God of Cookery. Written by Mike Myers <mmyers@ucsd.edu>

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This Could Be The Best Film Ever Made...
29 July 1999 | by (Milwaukee Wi) – See all my reviews

Despite the recent increase in popularity of Asian film in the united states, what with the introduction of Jet Li and Jackie Chan to mainstream audiences, it seems that only the dedicated few are aquainted with the works of Stephen Chao. This particular film is quite possibly the best of his work so far, with its quick pace, hillarious sight gags and kungfu movie allusions. The overall style of the piece is very appealing and will not fail to delight even people who generally dislike foreign film. For best viewing, i prefer the DVD edition.. the subtitles are clearly ledgible, and fairly accurate to the cantonese dialogue.


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