52nd edition

Eat Drink Man Woman

Ang Lee

Fortnight 1994, Feature film, 2 h 03

Synopsis

Trouble is brewing for old Mr. Chu, the greatest living chef of Taipei, and the father of three grown and rebellious daughters. Ìt’s been years since Mr. Chu’s wife died leaving him to raise Jia-Jen, an old maid school teacher seemingly devoted to her father, Jia-Chien, a driven executive who can barely stand her father’s company, and Jia-Ning, the youngest and most hopelessly romantic of the lot. Enters old Mrs. Liang, the nagging widow who’s just moved next door, and suddenly the whole clan is wondering if Mr. Chu will soon be cooking for someone new…

Casting

  • Ah-Leh Gua
  • Chien-Lien Wu
  • Kuei-Mei Yang
  • Sihung Lung
  • Sylvia Chang
  • Winston Chao
  • Yu-Wen Wang

Team

Screenplay
Hui-Ling Wang, Ang Lee

Image
Jong Lin C.S.C.

Sound
Tom Paul

Editing
Tim Squyres

Music
Mader

Set decoration
Fu-Hsiung Lee

Production

PRODUCTION : Central Motion Picture Corporation VENTE A L’’ETRANGER : Christa Saredi World Sales

Title in Original Version : Salé sucré