365 MOVIES FOR 2011 CHALLENGE | MOVIE #118: KINAMIND/CHINAMAN (2005)
CAST: BJARNE HENRIKSEN, CHARLOTTE FICH, VIVIAN WU
DIR. HENRIK RUBEN GENZ | RATING: 9/10
Keld, an overweight, uninspired Danish plumber, is alone and finds his world crumbling when his wife of 25 years walks out on him. Keld begins to eat dinner at the family-run Chinese take-out across the street - whose owner, Feng, offers Keld a sizable sum to wed the man’s sister in a marriage of convenience. Over time, Ling’s gentle influence brings Keld into a world of tradition, full of surprising rewards and life-changing affection.
(VIEWED APRIL 7TH, 2011 - 118/365)