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What's Cooking [DVD]


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  • Actors: Joan Chen, Julianna Margulies, Mercedes Ruehl
  • Directors: Gurinder Chadha
  • Format: PAL
  • Language: Castilian
  • Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Classification: 12
  • Studio: Helkon SK
  • Run Time: 109 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B000VVS3PC
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 39,180 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)


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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful By Joseph Haschka HALL OF FAMETOP 500 REVIEWER on 24 Feb 2005
Format: DVD
After reaching adulthood, a family Thanksgiving celebration became problematic as I don't consider turkey (or the ham alternative) a festive dish. I'm not hard pressed to think of a better way to spend my time - such as going out for a burger and a movie. WHAT'S COOKING only reinforces my curmudgeonly attitude, but also left me with a smile.
This film has a cast of thousands. Let's just say that it involves four American families of varied background - Jewish, Black, Vietnamese, Mexican Latino - gathering for the Turkey Day ritual. Each has a festering dysfunction.
Ruth and Herb Seelig (Lainie Kazan and Maury Chaykin) welcome their daughter Rachel (Kyra Sedgwick) home for the holiday. Rachel brings her lesbian lover Carla (Julianna Margulies), much to Mom and Dad's discomfiture. Additional relatives, not yet clued in, are scheduled to drop by.

Trin and Duc Nguyen (Joan Chen and François Chau) have just had #2 son ejected from school. If that isn't enough, Trin has found a condom among #1 daughter's possessions. And #1 son isn't bothering to attend the gala affair at all, but is secretly going to the home of his Latino girlfriend, the Avilas.
Mrs. Elizabeth Avila (Mercedes Ruehl) is separated from her husband Javier (Victor Rivers) since he had a tempestuous affair with her cousin. Unbeknownst to Elizabeth, son Tony (Douglas Spain) has invited Papa over for the holiday meal as he has nowhere else to go. Unbeknownst to Tony, Mom has her own bombshell to drop. And, of course, the Avila daughter, Sofia (Maria Carmen), has invited her non-Latino boyfriend.
In the meantime, Audrey Williams (Alfre Woodard) must both cook and make nice with her overly critical mother-in-law, Grace (Ann Weldon), while the former's husband, Ronald (Dennis Haysbert), referees.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By M. A. Simpson on 9 Jan 2010
Format: DVD
A wonderful social comment on a mixed race American community in LA. Very clever, funny and humane. Great finale.
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By vwgolf on 21 Aug 2013
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
Even though its a Region 1 USA import, it plays fine on my computer. I Love anything by Gurinder Chadna.
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the film has an ironic look at American variations on the turkey Thanksgiving dinner. Entertaining dialogue, with a multicultural slant. A surprise 'sting' at the end, but it can be watched more than once...even better each time.
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By wendywil on 30 Sep 2010
Format: DVD
This movie was as good as I remembered from watching it as a festival film in Perth Western Australia in 2000. Love the coming together of the characters at the end. Just enough romance, suspense and drama to keep it interesting but not too traumatic to watch. Specially loved a few scenes where the gay women are at the Thanksgiving table. What else did this producer make? wendywil freo, western australia
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