Eden (2006)





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A chef discovers that the old saw "the way to a man's heart is through his stomach" works for women as well in this romantic comedy from Germany. Gregor (Josef Ostendorf) is a gourmet chef who runs a small but highly regarded restaurant in Berlin. Gregor believes that food can awaken the erotic impulses and he revels in the sensual pleasures of his cooking; however, he hasn't had much luck in finding someone to share the joy of cooking with him. One night, Gregor meets Eden (Charlotte Roche), a … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Comedy
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Critic Reviews for Eden

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (4)

As long as it's whimsically celebrating the ambiguous joys of cooking, writer-director Michael Hofmann's movie has charm and a sweetness verging on the tart.

Full Review… | February 22, 2008
Seattle Times
Top Critic

An over-filled smorgasbord of sweet intentions. The saving grace is a modicum of spiteful, deadpan humour at dumbkopf Xaver's expense.

Full Review… | March 14, 2007
Time Out
Top Critic

A love story of sorts, it's not a feel-good movie so much as feel-orgasmic-and-then-mildly-crestfallen movie. Like sex, like a good meal, like life.

Full Review… | February 23, 2007
Boston Globe
Top Critic

Full Review… | June 30, 2008
Top Critic

Like Beauty and the Beast, Eden is a fairy tale about impossible love, but this beast, instead of a noble soul, has an insatiable appetite.

Full Review… | February 22, 2008
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Two touching performances only partially compensate for a weak script that never seems interested in challenging the superb Bella Martha (Mostly Martha).

Full Review… | April 2, 2007

Audience Reviews for Eden

Dull and depressing.

Marcus Woolcott

Super Reviewer

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