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The Chinese Feast (1995)

Jin yu man tang (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance | 28 January 1995 (Hong Kong)
Kit is a gangster looking to start a new life as a chef in Canada, so he can be closer to his girlfriend. But in his struggle to learn the fine art of cuisine, he runs across a red-headed ... See full summary »

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Hark Tsui
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kenny Bee ... Kit
Leslie Cheung ... Chiu
Siu Cheung Siu Cheung ... Mainland contest judge
Yuk Wah Cheung Yuk Wah Cheung
Yik-Man Fan ... Chiu's former girlfriend
Ka-Kui Ho ... Chiu's Boss
Bei-Dak Lai ... Kitchen Staff
Chi Shan Lai Chi Shan Lai
Geng Lam Geng Lam
Shun Lau ... Mr. Kawasaki
Kar-Ying Law ... Au Siu-Fung
Do-Yu Lee
Hung Lu
Shu-Chun Ni ... Miss Cheuk
Peter Pau ... Chef from North West Restaurant
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Storyline

Kit is a gangster looking to start a new life as a chef in Canada, so he can be closer to his girlfriend. But in his struggle to learn the fine art of cuisine, he runs across a red-headed beauty who will change his plans, and soon finds himself off in search of the retired master who can teach him how to win in the ultimate cooking challenge. Written by Mike Myers <mikecmyers@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | Mandarin

Release Date:

28 January 1995 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

The Chinese Feast See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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References Izu no odoriko (1974) See more »

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Very Amusing Time Passer
17 August 2002 | by bluzmanSee all my reviews

The first time i saw this movie was on a flight between Guangzhou, China and Los Angeles. It was a real hoot and made the trip pass with much less discomfort than the normal 10 hour flight. I tried to locate a copy of it without success until I discovered a copy for sale on eBay. Having now watched it twice, I recommend it as good entertainment. My only real criticisms are that the choice of English translation words for the subtitles is sub par, even by normal standards. Also, the subtitling is little to small, blends into the movie too often and frequently travels too fast to read well.


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