Chef's Special  (DVD)
Chef Maxi has plenty on his plate. Between running a high-end restaurant, keeping it in the black and corralling his unpredictable staff, who could begrudge him a foul-mouthed outburst, or two, or several? Add to the mix an unexpected reunion with two estranged children and a blossoming gay romance with a closeted international athlete, and you've got one troubled gourmet! Now the Michelin Guide food critic is coming to review his restaurant and it whips Maxi into such a frenzy he must learn to juggle the new dynamics his children and lover bring to the table, with farcical, hilarious results. Energetic performances from Almodovar regulars Javier Camara (Talk to Her) and Lola Duenas (Volver) anchor this wholly entertaining farce bustling with quick-witted dialogue and comical hi-jinks!
Running Time: 111 minutes
Region: Region 2
Release Date: 18 Jan. 2010
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