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This Is Not What I Expected

Romance and cuisine mix when a perpetually dissatisfied hotel executive finally encounters the perfect meal, and the sous chef that made it.

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Summary

Lu Jin is a handsome, wealthy hotel executive whose drive for perfection is matched only by his taste for fine cuisine. When he checks into the Rosebud, he's dissatisfied with everything he sees and is ready to take action... until flamboyant female sous chef Gu Shengnan creates what may be a perfect meal. Now, these bitter rivals find themselves brought together in the kitchen in this light-hearted romantic comedy, infused with fun and flavors to create a delicious dish that foodies around the world wouldn't dare to miss.

Details

Director
Derek Hui
Cast
Takeshi KaneshiroZhou DongyuMing XiTony YangSun YizhouChang Kuo-ChuLin Chi-Ling
Genres
Comedy, Romance
Country
China
Language
Mandarin
Available
Oct 14 2017
Duration
106min
Release Year
2017

Review

Bright, sparkly and light-hearted, it's the equivalent of cinematic comfort food.

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