Eat Drink Man Woman (Yin shi nan nu) Reviews

February 10, 2014
Lee's Eat Drink Man Woman is tender without being mushy, sweet without being syrupy -- and surprising in ways that can only make you smile.
February 10, 2014
But by the end, I felt that Lee had, so to speak, stuck a little too closely to the recipe: His movie is moderately enjoyable in a been-there, done-that sort of way.
February 10, 2014
Eat Drink Man Woman may not just amuse and entertain you. It's likely to make you very hungry, too-perhaps for more than food.
February 3, 2014
That guarantee of good taste is, finally, a bit of a downer; there are plenty of surprises, but no hint of risk.
February 2, 2009
Mildly charming.
July 23, 2008
Ambitious and entertaining.
January 29, 2019
The film is seasoned with humor and has a brisk pace. It's pleasing to the eye and stocked with zesty performances all the way around.
December 12, 2017
The constant parallels between food and love are too facile to be illuminating.
September 1, 2015
A richly textured comedy about the tensions across two generations of a Confucian family, Eat Drink Man Woman typifies the filial focus of Lee's early work
March 4, 2015
A wise and touching piece that matches movies like Babette's Feast and Like Water for Chocolate in its depiction of food as a source of spiritual nourishment.