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Chef's Special (2008)
"Fuera de carta" (original title)

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Javier Cimara (Talk to Her) stars as Chef Maxi, a culinary genius/drama queen with too much on his plate.

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Javier Cimara (Talk to Her) stars as Chef Maxi, a culinary genius/drama queen with too much on his plate.

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Fernando Fernán-Gómez was originally slated to play a role, but died before shooting began. See more »

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Written by Alfredo Piedrafita Gómez, Fernando Coronado, Enrique Villarreal Armendáriz and Javier Hernández Larrea
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Gayspacho (web)
27 August 2013 | by (PariS) – See all my reviews

I hesitated between "4" and "7" as the movie isn't really bad but also not very excellent either.

In regards to the homophobic conservatism that exists actually, it's good to have a light movie that involves gays.

On the other hand, the movie is really heavy as the funny lines are crude, full of clichés. In fact, the movie depicts a bit gays like a special gender and maybe like fragile people who were expected to hide. I don't think it's fair. Beyond this, i don't really care about gays: they can do whatever they like but i never understood the need to have gay movies shelves in shops. What interests me is a good story and a good story involves every one.

Another problem is that the movie runs after too much themes: it can be a movie about restaurant, but also a romance or about single parenthood.

If the cast and production is top, finally, i felt like watching a sitcom and that's not the definition of a movie!


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