This Is Not What I Expected

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This Is Not What I Expected (2017)

106 min - Comedy, Romance - 28 April 2017
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Lu Jin is a handsome, wealthy hotel executive whose drive for perfection is matched only by his taste for fine cuisine. When he checks into the Rosebud, he's dissatisfied with everything he sees and is ready to take action... until flamboyant female sous chef Gu Shengnan creates the perfectionist what may be a perfect meal. Now, these bitter rivals find themselves brought together in the kitchen in this light-hearted romantic comedy, infused with fun and flavors to create a delicious dish that foodies around the world wouldn't dare to miss.

Director:  Derek Hui

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Lu Jin is a handsome, wealthy hotel executive whose drive for perfection is matched only by his taste for fine cuisine. When he checks into the Rosebud, he's dissatisfied with everything he sees and is ready to take action... until flamboyant female sous chef Gu Shengnan creates the perfectionist what may be a perfect meal. Now, these bitter rivals find themselves brought together in the kitchen in this light-hearted romantic comedy, infused with fun and flavors to create a delicious dish that foodies around the world wouldn't dare to miss.


Collections: Derek Hui

Genres: Comedy, Romance

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Country:   China
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  28 April 2017

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Runtime:  1 h 46 min

Lu Jin is a handsome, wealthy hotel executive whose drive for perfection is matched only by his taste for fine cuisine.

When he checks into the Rosebud, he’s dissatisfied with everything he sees and is ready to take action… until flamboyant female sous chef Gu Shengnan creates the perfectionist what may be a perfect meal. Now, these bitter rivals find themselves brought together in the kitchen in this light-hearted romantic comedy, infused with fun and flavors to create a delicious dish that foodies around the world wouldn’t dare to miss.

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This Is Not What I Expected by Xu Hong Yu

This Is Not What I Expected (Chinese: 喜欢你) is a 2017 Chinese romantic comedy film directed by Xu Hong Yu and produced by Peter Chan, starring Zhou Dongyu and Takeshi Kaneshiro. It is adapted from the novel Finally I Get You written by Lan Bai Se. The film was released on April 27, 2017.

Plot

29-year-old Gu Sheng Nan (Zhou Dongyu) is a chef at Western restaurant in a hotel who is in a secret relationship with the hotel’s general manager. After a financial crisis hit the hotel, the manager breaks up with her and she loses her job at the same time. In this state of distress, she meets the picky and arrogant Lu Jin (Takeshi Kaneshiro), who is there to take over the hotel, and forms a relationship with him. They become a couple despite their wildly different personalities, bonding over their love for food. [wikipedia]

 

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