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Chinese Take-Away (2011)

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In Buenos Aires, the bitter and methodic Roberto is a lonely man and the owner of a hardware store. Roberto collects bizarre worldwide news in an album as a hobby and his acquaintance Mari has an unrequited love for him, but Roberto is always evasive. One day, Roberto sees a Chinese named Jun being expelled from a taxi while he is watching the landing of airplanes in the airport and he helps the man to stand up. Jun does not speak Spanish and shows a tattoo with an address on his arm. Roberto

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All Critics (4) | Top Critics (2) | Fresh (4) | Rotten (0)

Darin and Huang are an acting dream team. The film has a heartwarming core shot through with black humor, as director Sebastian Borensztein re-creates the zany calamities recorded in Roberto's scrapbooks.

August 2, 2012 Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune
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It is hardly possible to suggest how involving this story becomes. One can see how it could have been a comedy, but this is no comedy.

June 1, 2012 Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Comment (1)
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A touching,beguiling tale of two lost souls in Argentina.

June 27, 2012 Full Review Source: sbs.com.au
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Audience Reviews for Chinese Take-Away

A delightful film that is not only hilarious but also surprisingly touching, and it never succumbs to cheap melodrama, remaining believable all the time - even with such an odd premise. Also, Ricardo Darín is excellent as always, providing the story with some very funny moments.
March 16, 2012
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Foreign Titles

  • Chinese zum mitnehmen (DE)
  • Chinese Take-Away (Un cuento chino) (UK)
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