Dir: Yoshida Kota
Japan, 2021, Japanese, 70mins, DCP
Cast: Hashimoto Manami, Sato Honami, Takeda Rina, Serizawa Tateto
Natto, Mapo Tofu and Ramen become aphrodisiac in a Japanese triptych, disrupting the apparent tranquil lives of married couples. In the revelation of the intricate erotica of food, characters fall into dramatic emotional crises: a designer’s sexless life confronted with lurid details of his wife’s sexual appetite; a woman’s sadomasochistic nature stirred up in cooking; and a lonely mistress’ fiery desire aroused in a noir-esque noodle bar – all evoked by a mystic, devilish man carrying a box of Chinese chestnuts, who gradually reveals their sexual cravings and unfulfilled fantasy.
International Film Festival Rotterdam
Golden Horse Fantastic Film Festival
- EMP Cinemas iSQUARE (Venue)
- Hong Kong Arts Centre Louis Koo Cinema (Venue)
- HK Science Museum Lecture Hall (Venue)
- Hong Kong Film Archive (Venue)
- K11 Art House (Venue)
- The Metroplex (Venue)
- Festival Grand Cinema (Venue)
- the sky (Venue)
- MCL Telford Cinema (Venue)
- Tai Kwun (Venue)
- MOViE MOViE (Venue)
- The Grand Cinema
- Broadway Hollywood
- Cine Moko
- CINE FAN ONLINE
- Chinese Subtitles
- Category III
- Post-screening discussion with the director
- Director and/or actor(s) will meet the audience
- Post-screening talk
- Full House
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