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La cucina (2007)

 -  Drama  -  January 2010 (USA)
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Several mostly separated storylines in which couples, friends and associates meet for a night of cooking and befriending. The theme of loneliness and separation intertwines these stories.

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Three women, friends whose flats adjoin, prepare for dinner: Lily, single, 30, awaits Michael, an older man she is falling for; Shelly, pregnant; and, Jude, self-possessed, preparing dinner for her lover, a film director who's working late. When Shelly's husband rejects her lasagna, she heads to Jude's kitchen for a long conversation about what makes a relationship. She fears that her husband no longer finds her attractive. In Lily's kitchen, Michael takes over cooking. Lily sets out to discover if Michael will break her heart. How important in a relationship are honesty, trust, and food? Is there a recipe for happiness? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Joaquim de Almeida was honored at the 2007 Bragacine Film Festival for his body of work as an actor and of all of his films, her personally chose to screen "La Cucina" to represent his career. See more »

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Great Indie film!
2 February 2010 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie on Showtime, although it is now available on DVD & Blu-ray. What a great little indie film.

I watched with a friend and we both thought, they just pulled pages out of my life! You feel like a fly on the wall in someone else's life, and yet it is like they are talking about yours. I loved it! The food is beautiful and the wine looks great. The conversation is thought provoking, the acting is fantastic, and you will be absolutely starving by the end!

Leisha Hailey from the "L word" is so adorable as a pregnant neurotic newlywed. Rachel Hunter looks beautiful au naturele as a gourmet lesbian amateur chef. Christina Hendricks & Joaquim de Almeida all I can say is their is a whole lot of sensual heat in that kitchen!

This movie is a great way to impress a girl and really gives guys something to think about!


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