The Loneliness of the Short-Order Cook

2008, 22 min.

The Loneliness of the Short-Order Cook (2008)

Awards

2008
Gdynia International Film Festival

Audience Award


2008
Chile International Film Festival in Santiago

Best Short Film

Production

Director Marcel Sawicki
Screenplay Marcel Sawicki,
Shin Okuda
Cinematography Monika Wozniak
Music Oscar Santos,
Michael Gerald Bauer
Producer(s) Lukasz Dzieciol

Cast

Shin Shin Okuda
Emilia Fanny Veliz
Norberto Norberto Briceno
Nao Shinichiro Shimizu
Riko Alpha Takahashi

Story

A young, Japanese short-order cook must leave his life in L.A. after his visa is denied. Bittersweet and unsentimental, the film offers a portrait of living in between cultures and time zones in a city indicative of a world growing smaller.