The Loneliness of a Short-Order Cook

Samotnosc kucharza szybkich zamowien

2008, 24 min.

Director: Marcel Sawicki
Screenplay: Marcel Sawicki
Music: Oscar Santos, Michael Gerald Bauer
Production: Polish Filmmakers Association/Munk Studio, TVP, Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing

Upon his arrival in Los Angeles, young Japanese learns that the firm he was supposed to work for had been closed. Nevertheless, he decides to stay and starts working as a cook in Japanese jazz club. He falls in love with a Mexican girl who does not speak English and discovers the other side of the city - without beaches, palms and expensive cars.