In the tradition of Big Night and Chocolat comes this "delicious romantic comedy!" that won over 10 international film awards and captured the hearts of moviegoers around the world. Martha is a single woman who lives for one passion: cooking. The head chef at a chic restaurant, Martha has no time for anything - or anyone - else. But, Martha's solitary life is shaken when a fateful accident brings her sister's eight-year-old daughter, Lina, to her doorstep. As Martha struggles to care for her headstrong niece, the restaurant hires a charming and carefree Italian chef named Mario. Suspicious of Mario's intentions, Martha slowly discovers that he has a special recipe for living - one that will touch her home and her heart. With its tantalizing blend of comedy, romance and food, Mostly Martha is a movie to savor.

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Mostly Martha (2001)

Romance/Drama/Comedy · 1h 49m

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In the tradition of Big Night and Chocolat comes this "delicious romantic comedy!" that won over 10 international film awards and captured the hearts of moviegoers around the world. Martha is a single woman who lives for one passion: cooking. The head chef at a chic restaurant, Martha has no time for anything - or anyone - else. But, Martha's solitary life is shaken when a fateful accident brings her sister's eight-year-old daughter, Lina, to her doorstep. As Martha struggles to care for her headstrong niece, the restaurant hires a charming and carefree Italian chef named Mario. Suspicious of Mario's intentions, Martha slowly discovers that he has a special recipe for living - one that will touch her home and her heart. With its tantalizing blend of comedy, romance and food, Mostly Martha is a movie to savor.

Status

Released

Languages

German, Italian

Countries

Germany, Italy, Austria, Switzerland

Production Company

Arte

Revenue

$9,852,022
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Cast
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Martina Gedeck

Martha Klein
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Maxime Foerste

Lina Klein (Martha's niece)
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Sergio Castellitto

Mario
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August Zirner

Martha's Therapist
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Sibylle Canonica

Frida
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Katja Studt

Lea
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Antonio Wannek

Carlos
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Idil Üner

Bernadette
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Oliver Broumis

Jan
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Ulrich Thomsen

Sam Thalberg
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Gerhard Garbers

Herr Steinberg
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Angela Schmidt

Frau Steinberg
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Diego Ribon

Giuseppe Lorenzo
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W.D. Sprenger

Noisy customer
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Victoria Trauttmansdorff

Companion (as Victoria Trauttmannsdorff)
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Jerome Ducornau

Jean (as Jerome Ducournau)
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Adrian Stein

Kitchen youth
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Rocco Dressel

Bartender
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Leonhard Mazohl

Kellner
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Dietrich Adam

Doctor
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Katrin Hansmeier

Babysitter
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Michael Wittenborn

Teacher
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Alexandra Flogel

Sam's daughter (as Alexandra Flögel)
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Oskar Helmi

Sam's Son
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Gunnar Titzmann

Policeman
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Jophi Ries

Unsatisfied customer
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Regula Grauwiller

Unsatisfied customer's friend
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Maria Fuchs

Friend
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Frank Glaubrecht

Mario (German voice) (uncredited)
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Sandra Nettelbeck

Christin (Martha's sister) (uncredited)
Crew
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Sandra Nettelbeck

Director
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Sandra Nettelbeck

Writer
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Michael Bertl

Cinematograpy
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Steven A. Reich

Music
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Mona Bräuer

Editor
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Mostly Martha

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

2/18/2003

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