Umami

Umami

MS12

Genre

Comedy, Drama

Director

Slony Sow

Run time

1h 32min

Cast

Gérard Depardieu, Pierre Richard, Kyôzô Nagatsuka, Eriko Takeda

Gabriel Carvin, France's most famous chef, finally receives his third star. It should be a time of celebration. But Gabriel has never been happy, and doesn't really know why. Devoted to his kitchen, he drinks too much, his wife is sleeping with another man, and he has little to no relationship with his two sons, Jean and Nino. When his best friend attempts hypnosis, Gabriel, to his great surprise, recalls his loss in competition to a Japanese chef in 1978 who defeated him with a bowl of noodles. Now this culinary genius must discover for himself why his immense skills were surpassed back then, and in the process maybe also learn why this renowned man has made such a huge mess of his life.

Genre

Comedy, Drama

Director

Slony Sow

Run time

1h 32min

Cast

Gérard Depardieu, Pierre Richard, Kyôzô Nagatsuka, Eriko Takeda

Gabriel Carvin, France's most famous chef, finally receives his third star. It should be a time of celebration. But Gabriel has never been happy, and doesn't really know why. Devoted to his kitchen, he drinks too much, his wife is sleeping with another man, and he has little to no relationship with his two sons, Jean and Nino. When his best friend attempts hypnosis, Gabriel, to his great surprise, recalls his loss in competition to a Japanese chef in 1978 who defeated him with a bowl of noodles. Now this culinary genius must discover for himself why his immense skills were surpassed back then, and in the process maybe also learn why this renowned man has made such a huge mess of his life.

Info

Rating

Under 12 Not Recommended

Production year

2022

Global distributor

J&J

Local distributor

Otaku MTÜ

In cinema

12/29/2023