A Tale of Samurai Cooking
(BUSHI NO KONDATE)
by Azahara Yuzo
Director: Azahara Yuzo
Screenplay: Kachiwada Michio,
Cinematographer: Okimura Yukihiro
Editor: Ishijima Kazuhide
Art Director: Harada Taro
Music: Iwashiro Taro
Cast: Ueto Aya,
TY Bldg., 2-22-18 Minami- Aoyama,Minato-ku Tokyo 107-0062 Japan
35 mm, Color, 121 min, OV JApanese with English and French electronic subtitles
Set within the Kaga Domain of the Edo Period.
Oharu (Aya Ueto) is an excellent cook and recognized for her skills. Due to her cooking talents, she marries Yasunobu (Kengo Kora), who is an heir in the Funaki family. The Funaki family serves as the cook for the Kaga Domain. Nevertheless, Yasunobu himself is a terrible cook. With the help of Oharu's mother-in-law Mitsuru (Kimiko Yo), she begins to teach Yasunobu how to cook.
The story is inspired by a real-life family in Kaga.