Film still from <em>Master Cheng</em>

Film still from Master Cheng

Master Cheng

$5 Wednesday Sessions
  • Wed 26 Aug 2020
  • 11AM—1:05PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema
  • Rating: PG
  • All tickets $5
  • Booking essential
  • 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

A professional chef travels with his young son to a remote village in Finland. In exchange for accommodation, a local café owner requests his help in the kitchen.

Following the death of his wife, professional chef Cheng travels with his young son to a remote village in Finland to connect with an old Finnish friend he once met in Shanghai. Upon arrival, nobody in the village seems to know his friend but local café owner Sirkka offers him accommodation and in return Cheng helps her in the kitchen surprising the locals with the delights of Chinese cuisine. Gradually his cooking encourages these vastly different cultures to connect and Cheng is soon a celebrated member of the community. Unfortunately his tourist visa is soon to run out and it’s up to the villagers to come up with a plan to help him stay.

114 mins | Rated PG (Nudity & coarse language.) | Comedy | Directed by Mika Kaurismäk

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Film poster from <em>Master Cheng</em>

Film poster from Master Cheng

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