A Touch of Spice (2003)

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"A Touch of Spice" is a story about a young Greek boy (Fanis) growing up in Istanbul, whose grandfather, a culinary philosopher and mentor,teaches him that both food and life require a ... See full summary »


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20 September 2004 | rintintina2004
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| A cinematic masterpiece of the 21st century ... Tastefully done!
One of the BEST films (Foreign or English-speaking) that I have seen in the last decade! Hollywood take note, this is one Oscar-worthy Greek film with breathtaking cinematography, beautiful music, a clever screenplay and a great cast. In a nostalgic way, it will remind the moviegoer that both food and life require 'a touch of spice' to achieve that extra flavor. A heart-warming yet bittersweet story about a special bond that forms between a grandfather/mentor and his grandson, when he was a little boy, which lingers throughout his life as a teenager and, finally, as an adult ... with a mix of politics during those times. And the pretty young girl, who dances for him ... It will make you laugh; it will make you cry and, most likely, you will also leave the cinema wishing it did not end.

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Release Date:

24 October 2003

Language

Greek, Turkish, English


Country of Origin

Greece, Turkey

Filming Locations

Athens, Greece

Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,395,779

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