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A successful chef falls for a married woman.

Director:

Michael Hofmann

Writer:

Michael Hofmann
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Josef Ostendorf Josef Ostendorf ... Gregor
Wioletta Breskic Wioletta Breskic ... Gregors Mutter
Jonas Laiblien Jonas Laiblien ... Gregor 5 Jahre
Phillip Klinkner Phillip Klinkner ... Gregor 12 Jahre
Robert Foster Robert Foster ... Gregor 16 Jahre
Charlotte Roche Charlotte Roche ... Eden Drebb
Uta Zech Uta Zech ... Edens Kollegin
Devid Striesow ... Xaver Drebb
Leonie Stepp Leonie Stepp ... Leonie Drebb
Manfred Zapatka ... Vater Xaver
Hildegard Kuhlenberg Hildegard Kuhlenberg ... Mutter Xaver
Elfriede Irrall Elfriede Irrall ... Gregors Nachbarin
Alexander Strobele Alexander Strobele ... Koch Feinschmeckerrestaurant
Roeland Wiesnekker ... Frank
Nicolas Rosat Nicolas Rosat ... Martin
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A successful chef falls for a married woman. Written by Eden

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Official Sites:

Official site [Germany]

Country:

Germany | Switzerland

Language:

German

Release Date:

23 November 2006 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

El sabor del Edén See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$286,965
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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A Subtly Tasteful Love Story
31 March 2008 | by rbbrchcknrevisitedSee all my reviews

Eden is a story of friendship and love that blooms between a lonely world-class chef and a waitress whose family life is less than ideal. The two meet as the Gregor (the chef) begins to frequent the café in which Eden (the waitress) works. After a few encounters Gregor learns that Eden's daughter Leonie is having a birthday. Gregor makes Leonie a cake and it's a small taste of this gift that lures Eden further into Gregor's life. Eden begins to visit Gregor weekly at his restaurant where their friendship blossoms. At first the relationship benefits both as Gregor's recipes influence Eden's home life and Eden's presence inspires Gregor's cooking. I don't think to call their friendship a love affair is a stretch. Charlotte Roche and Josef Ostendorf put in strong performances in the main roles. Ostendorf especially puts forth an emotional performance and as wonderful as Roche is, it is Ostendorf who carries the movie. I didn't know much about the film going in but I am glad to have spent the time to watch it.


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