Inspired by the story of a family of “Kitchen Samurai” who has served not with the sword but with the kitchen knife. Haru (Aya Ueto) marries into the Funaki family, a family with a long history of serving the Lord of Kaga in matters of fine cuisine. Her new husband Yasunobu is set to succeed his father as samurai chef, but has no skill at all. In order to save the family name and its position as kitchen samurai, Haru decides to teach him the art of cuisine.

Sponsored by The Japan Foundation, with support from the Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society, the Consulate General of Japan present a free showing of A Tale of Samurai Cooking.

When: Tuesday, October 4, 7:00pm
Where: Cinecenta at the University of Victoria
Cost: Free admission for all