Tuesday, July 07, 2009
cult me in 06
Kitchen Stories [2003 ~ Norway & Sweden]
dir. Bent Hamer
''"A hilariously absurd, offbeat Norwegian film applauded for its inventive examination of solitude, friendship, and the bizarreness of human habit. Based on actual experiments conducted in the 1940's, one of the film's two main characters, Folke, is a Swedish "kitchen researcher" sent on a mission to observe the domestic habits of a cantankerous old Norwegian bachelor, in an attempt to design a more efficient kitchen''