By Jason CHAN, Christian LEE


Art - Culture - Completed 2017

A Chinese-Singaporean chef Ryan returns to Okinawa, Japan, in search of his lost love Yuki. Instead, he discovers the art of traditional Okinawan cuisine and finds new love in Nami, a childhood friend of Yuki

& Awards

Okinawa International Movie Festival 2017
Hawaii International Film Festival/ 2017
Audience Choice Aword
Sonoma International Film Festival 2017
Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017
San Francisco Asian American Film Festival 2017
Red Carpet Event in Fairfax, Virginia 2017
    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Art - Culture, Romance
    • Countries
    • Languages
    • Duration
    • 121 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Jason CHAN, Christian LEE
    • Producer(s)
    • Jason CHAN (Bananamana Films), Christian LEE (Bananamana Films)
    • Synopsis
    • A Chinese Singaporean chef, formerly working in Tokyo, finds himself in Okinawa begging a disgruntled old chef to teach him traditional Okinawan food. A top Japanese food critic finds herself in Singapore on an eye opening discovery of Southeast Asian cuisine. In reality both are looking for each other after an emotional breakup years ago. Emotionally crippled by their breakup he searches her home-town for her but discovers instead the art of traditional Okinawan food. Through it he learns the incredible balance of two cultures: Chinese and Japanese - a balance they never had in their relationship. When she suddenly appears in Okinawa looking to find closure he cooks and serves her their final meal. Through it she discovers what she had been yearning for all these years.