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The italian recipe

By 12/02/2020February 19th, 2024No Comments

The italian recipe

Peng is a Chinese pop star. When he arrives in Rome for a reality show, he meets the young Mandy, who lives in Italy with her Chinese aunt and uncle after her mother’s death. Mandy struggles with many jobs to support her family but in her heart she has a secret dream: to become a great chef one day, following her mother’s passion for cooking.

At first, Peng and Mandy dislike each other. He thinks she is just a Cinderella and she thinks he is arrogant and spoiled. Circumstances force them to spend an entire night together. It will be a crazy, reckless, exhilarating night amidst the Italy-Germany football final, the attempt to save a broken marriage and the suspicion that Peng has been kidnapped, which sets off his country’s social media to skyrocket his popularity. But above all, a magical night that will change their lives, making them fall in love and teaching them that the most important thing in life is to follow their dreams.

Director: Hou Zuxin
Screenwriter: Hou Zuxin, Cristiano Bortone, Alberto Simone, Yu Si
Cast: Liu Xun, Huang Yao, Romano Reggiani, Fann Woon Fong, Wu Yingzhe, Fu Mei, Hu Haofan
Photography: Vladan Radovic
Editor:: Wang Yuye, Yang Wanqing
Original Musics: Santi Pulvirenti

In collaboration with: Dauphine Film Company, WD Pictures, Fun Age Pictures, Lightburst

With the support of Regione Lazio, project co-financed by the European Union

Country: Italia / Cina / Germania
Year of production: 2020
Genre: Film
Length: 93′