Taste on Screen - The Recipe
22 October 2012
This movie is from our archive and is not currently screening.
Starring Seung-Ryong Ryu, Yu-won Lee and Dong-Wook Lee.
Directed by Anna Lee.
Classification: CTC, 104 mins.
Join us from 6.30pm in the Newtown foyer to taste a selection from Paju Korean BBQ. Not your typical Australian bbq, Paju serve up Korean food just like its found on the streets of Seoul. And the streets of Seoul will be delivered to you at Dendy Newtown on October 15 when Paju deliver their restaurant favourites and some traditional Korean food. Along with the delicious food, experience some Korean culture with a performance brought to you by our friends at the Korean Cultural Office in Sydney. Some lucky ticket holders will be going home with prize packs on the night.
The Recipe is a 2010 South Korean film about a television producer who finds out many surprising truths while tracking down the story about a mysterious bean paste stew. Behind the captivating taste lies a woman’s unfortunate life and love story.Jang Hye-jin (Lee Yo-won) is an ordinary woman whose doenjang jjigae (soybean paste soup) is to die for. Yet Jang is not famous for her recipe and lives a quiet life. When a notorious murderer on death row requests Jang’s soup as his last meal, television producer Choi Yoo-jin (Ryoo Seung-ryong) starts looking for Jang and the recipe. But Choi is not the only one looking for Jang. Kim Hyun-soo (Lee Dong-wook), Jang’s old flame, decides to return to his hometown to look for his first love. At the same time, three people die after eating Jang’s soup. What is the secret behind the soup and how many more people will have to die for it?
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