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Der Koch (2014)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hamza Jeetooa ... Maravan
Jessica Schwarz ... Andrea
Hanspeter Müller Hanspeter Müller ... Dalmann
Yrsa Daley-Ward ... Makeda
Max Rüdlinger Max Rüdlinger ... Schäfer
Jean-Pierre Cornu Jean-Pierre Cornu ... Huwyler
Jeff Mirza ... Mahit
Neelam Bakshi ... Aninda
Faraz Ayub ... Ulagu
Christoph Gaugler Christoph Gaugler ... Fink
Parvathi Rajamal Parvathi Rajamal ... Nangai
Natalie Perera ... Sandana
Peter Prager ... Robert Mellinger
Corinna Kirchhoff ... Isa Mellinger
Jane Weinfurtner Jane Weinfurtner ... Sung-Hee


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Drama | Romance


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German | English | Tamil

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27 November 2014 (Germany) See more »

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Two hundred feet journey?
6 September 2015 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

Or maybe it's just a 69 foot journey? If you've seen the movie, you'll understand what I mean. Though I wouldn't compare it to the Lasse H. movie (or book it is based on), this does have a cook who seems not to get the credit he is due. The journey he takes and the reason he has to get money are totally different from that other story too.

The drama and the story seem a bit off and the multi-language deal it has going on (switching between them, sometimes having subtitles, because German spoken by swiss people is different sounding), might put people off. If not than you're in for a weird drama, about food "spicing" that goes all the way (and beyond). It tries hard to avoid clichés (which works most of the time) and has a nice flow to it. But to make this really delicious, one (secret) ingredient is missing ...

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