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Eat Drink Man Woman


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    Sight & Sound: Kate Stables
    July 31, 2015 | September 2015 Issue (pp. 96, 98)

    The elaborate meals [the chef] prepares as expressions of his affection are a perpetuation of traditional Chinese culture, the dishes a complex linguistic signifier, as Whitney Crothers Dilley's careful essay analysis notes. Combined with Lee's use of space and framing to convey psychodrama, this results in a deftly multilayered film, whose unconventional relationships resonate richly with the hard-won family outcomes of its predecessors.