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Mediterranean Food (2009)
"Dieta mediterránea" (original title)

 -  Comedy  -  6 February 2009 (Spain)
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Sofia's story, the best chef the world, and the two men who helped her to become a legend.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Olivia Molina ...
Sofía
Paco León ...
Toni
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Frank
Carmen Balagué ...
Loren
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Ramón
Jesús Castejón ...
Pepe Ripoll
Jordi Martínez ...
Padrastro Frank
Usun Yoon
Dolo Beltrán ...
Lunes (voice)
André Bonnaure ...
Cocinero
Txabi Franquesa ...
Cocinero
Frank Díaz ...
Cocinero
Alain Devahive ...
Cocinero
Sergio Santamaría ...
Cocinero
Pablo Castillo ...
Cocinero
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In a seaside village in Spain, the teenager Sofía is a bad student that helps her father Ramón and her mother Loren in the kitchen of the small family restaurant and dreams on becoming the best chef in the world. Her best childhood friends are the correct Toni and the reckless Frank. When Sofía finds that Ramón is bisexual, she leaves her fiancé Toni to work with Frank in a five star hotel and has a one night stand with him. However, she returns to her village when she gets pregnant and marries Toni. Years later, Frank also returns to his village and Sofía loves Toni and Frank and they all live together as a threesome. Sofía cooks with passion and her top-notch culinary skill is recognized by other chefs. However, when Frank decides to get married and have a normal life, the relationship between Sofía and Toni is affected. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Ay, cosita linda
Written by Pacho Galán (as Francisco 'Pacho' Galán)
Performed by Nat 'King' Cole
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A different kind of romantic comedy
4 September 2010 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

This film is about a village woman who has got the skills to become a five star chef. She has to choose between the man she loves and the career she longs for. Or does she? "Mediterranean Food" concentrates on the relationship between Sophia, Toni and Frank; while food is delegated to the background. Instead of celebrating the culinary art, it feels as if Sophia just happens to be someone who can cook. This aspect is unlike the other romantic comedy involving food, such as "Bella Martha".

That is not to say "Mediterranean Food" is not enjoyable though. In fact it is very entertaining. It has a lot of subtly funny situations; and plenty more erotic scenes to excite the senses. I find "Mediterranean Food" enjoyable.


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