English Title: As Needed
Director(s): Francesco Falaschi
Writer(s): Filippo Bologna, Ugo Chiti
Starring: Vinicio Marchioni, Valeria Solarino, Luigi Fedele
Production Year: 2018
Duration: 92 minutes
Language: Italian with English subtitles
Arturo, a well-known chef who has been in prison for anger issues, is assigned to serve community service as a cooking teacher at the San Donato Institute, for a group of men with Asperger’s syndrome. Guido, 20-year old with a great talent and a lot of passion for cooking, is one of the pupils. Arturo is assigned to team up with Guido as a mentor for a cooking talent show in Tuscany.
Arturo hates talent shows but reluctantly accepts. Slowly, their contentious relationship will turn into a beautiful friendship.