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Samoan-born Aucklander Sima Urale makes her feature debut with this light-hearted, multi-cultural family drama exploring the fine line between mothering and smothering. At the heart of the story are three women whose lives revolve around food; so if old-fashioned cake shop owner Lorna, no-nonsense curry house owner Tara, and glamorous TV chef Anita can put the same amount of effort into saving their families as they put into making delicious meals, perhaps there's hope for them yet.

Year: 2008
Genre: Comedy, Drama, New Zealand Film, Food in Film, Dysfunctional Families, Racial Intolerance, Film Festivals 2008, Made in New Zealand
Country: NZ
Director: Sima Urale
Starring: Laila Rouass, Scott Wills, Jennifer Ludlam, Nathan Whitaker, Leela Patel, Peter Elliott
Duration: 86 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains violence and offensive language.
6.6/10
Location in store: New Zealand Film

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