Chef's Special

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Overview

A distinguished and openly gay chef from Madrid is forced to reevaluate his own morals and values when the children from his former marriage suddenly come knocking on his door and a handsome ex-football player from Argentina moves in next door. Maxi owns one of the most popular restaurants in the gay-friendly neighborhood of Chueca. But while Maxi is currently out of the closet, that doesn't mean that he doesn't have anything to hide. Years ago, Maxi fathered several children while involved in a sham marriage. ...
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Overview

A distinguished and openly gay chef from Madrid is forced to reevaluate his own morals and values when the children from his former marriage suddenly come knocking on his door and a handsome ex-football player from Argentina moves in next door. Maxi owns one of the most popular restaurants in the gay-friendly neighborhood of Chueca. But while Maxi is currently out of the closet, that doesn't mean that he doesn't have anything to hide. Years ago, Maxi fathered several children while involved in a sham marriage. Now Maxi's children want to get better acquainted with their long-lost father, but in order to truly connect with his kids Maxi will first have to come clean about his new lifestyle.
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Special Features

Making-of featurette; Theatrical trailer; Stills gallery
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/20/2009
  • UPC: 807839004236
  • Original Release: 2008
  • Rating:

  • Source: Tla
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Language: Español
  • Time: 1:44:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 52,247

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Javier Camára Chef Maxi
Lola Dueñas
Fernando Tejero
Chus Lampreave
Benjamin Vicuna
Junio Valverde
Luis Varela
Alexandra Jiménez
Cristina Marcos
Technical Credits
Nacho Garcia Velilla Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Silvia García Bravo Costumes/Costume Designer
Sergio Burmann Sound/Sound Designer
Oriol Capel Screenwriter
Daniel Ecija Producer
Javier Fernandez Art Director
Silvia García-Calvo Producer
Eva Garrido Associate Producer
Pelayo Gutierrez Sound Editor
Juanjo Javierre Score Composer
Javier Mendez Executive Producer
Luis San Narciso Casting
David S. Olivas Screenwriter
David Omedes Cinematographer
Susana Sanchez Makeup
Antonio Sanchez Screenwriter
David Sánchez Screenwriter
Tedy Villalba Producer
Angel Hernandez Zoido Editor
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Chef's Special
1. The Restaurant [5:53]
2. The Maitre D' [7:08]
3. The Mother [9:07]
4. The Date [6:38]
5. Neighbor [5:53]
6. Bully [8:33]
7. Game [16:19]
8. Triangle [8:55]
9. Fired [4:02]
10. TV Show [2:45]
11. Critic [10:14]
12. Father and Son [7:28]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Chef's Special
   Play Film
   Chapters
   Setup
      Audio
         5.1 Surround Sound
         Stereo
      English Subtitles
         On
         Off
   Features
      Chef's Special "Making Of"
      Photo Gallery
      Original Trailer
      TLA Releasing Trailers
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Customer Reviews

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  • Posted July 22, 2012

    This is a hilarious film about mixed identities and the competit

    This is a hilarious film about mixed identities and the competition to gain that next Michelin Star .... Very Spanish in it's sensabilities and European matter-of-fact dealing with sex. If you like European comedies of errors this will please you ...

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