<em>A Tale of Samurai Cooking</em>

A Tale of Samurai Cooking

A Tale of Samurai Cooking - A True Love Story | Bushi no kondate

Embassy of Japan Film Series
  • Sun 18 Apr 2021
  • 4—6:05PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema
  • Rating: PG
  • Free entry
  • All welcome | Booking recommended
  • Free entry tickets will be re-allocated to waiting customers five minutes after screening start time
  • Hearing loop provided for the hearing impaired
  • Wheelchair spaces available. Free entry for a companion to assist an audience member who has a disability. Companion seat is automatically allocated when a wheelchair space is booked

During the Edo Period of Japan, an excellent cook marries the heir to a renowned cooking family. However, her husband is a terrible chef. With the help of her new mother-in-law, she begins to teach him the ways of the culinary arts.

Mr Funaki laid the foundations for Kaga clan cuisine as a "kitchen samurai" who prepared food for the nobility. Discovering the amazing cooking abilities of Haru, he arranges for her to marry his son Yasunobu – heir to the Funaki family, who craves to be a samurai warrior and has no interest in becoming a chef.

The unlikely love story starts to take shape and, with the help of her new mother-in-law, Haru begins to teach Yasunobu the ways of the culinary arts. The film, based on a true story, features meals made according to the Funaki family's recipe collection and recreates the workings of samurai family kitchens at the time.

2013 | JP | 122 min | Dir. Yûzô Asahara

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<em>A Tale of Samurai Cooking</em>

A Tale of Samurai Cooking

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