Senior Master Chef Chu lives in a large house in Taipei with his three unmarried daughters, Jia-Jen, a chemistry teacher converted to Christianity, Jia-Chien, an airline executive, and Jia-Ning, a student who also works in a fast food restaurant. Life in the house revolves around the ritual of an elaborate dinner each Sunday, and the love lives of all the family members.
The Ingredients of Life
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Ranked number 54 non-English-speaking film in the critics' poll conducted by the BBC in 2018. See more
As Chu is downing shots at the last Sunday dinner, he spills some on the collar of his jacket. When he stands up to makes his announcement, the stain is gone. See more
Eat, drink, man, woman. Basic human desires. Can't avoid them. All my life, that's all Iv'e ever done. It pisses me off. Is that all their is to life?
SING YE TO THE LORD
From "Israel in Egypt"
Composed by George Frideric Handel
(as George Fredric Handel)
Performed by The Sine Nomine Singers and Baroque Orchestra
Courtesy of Newport Classical Recordings See more