in German and Greek with English subtitles
German | 2009 | col | dir. Fatih Akin, with Adam Bousdoukos, Moritz Bleibtreu, Birol Ünel
Fatih Akin, the director of Head-On and The Edge of Heaven, presents a boisterous comedy. Zinos is the owner of Soul Kitchen, a bistro that has become one of Hamburg’s most successful restaurants. But this happiness doesn’t last long; his girlfriend finds herself a new lover and breaks up with him, while his brother Illias, who has just been promoted to manager of Soul Kitchen, gambles the restaurant away. All seems lost until Zinos discovers new love and a chance to win back Soul Kitchen.
Films shown as part of the German New Wave are £6, conc. £4