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El cocinero

Shaky Gonzalez, Denmark, 2002

35 min.DK/Short fiction

Tonight there's a dancing competition at the hottest salsa restaurant in Copenhagen. Henrik, the young cook, is hopelessly in love with enchanting Elena, but lacks the courage to dance with her. Henrik meets the mysterious bag lady, who gives him a pair of magic shoes that make him dance like a dream. Can Henrik win the competition and Elena's heart, and what will happen with the magic shoes?
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Kokken
Danish title Kokken
Other titles El cocinero
Keywords Dance (Dancing)
Director Shaky Gonzalez
Screenplay Shaky Gonzalez, Lars C. Detlefsen
Director of Photography Rasmus Videbæk
Editor Thomas Ravn
Sound Jeppe Jungersen
Composer Jorge Cordero, Yadam González
Casting Shaky Gonzalez, Marcella L. Dichmann, Thomas Stegler
Appearances Thure Lindhardt, Lili Baron, Gordon Kennedy, Ghita Nørby
Production country Denmark
Production companies Wise Guy Productions
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut
Technical info color
Danish rating Allowed for all

Companies

Production companies Wise Guy Productions
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut

Direction

Direction Shaky Gonzalez
Casting Shaky Gonzalez
Casting Marcella L. Dichmann
Casting Thomas Stegler

Script

Script Shaky Gonzalez
Script Lars C. Detlefsen

Production

Line producer Helle Ulsteen
Production manager Jakob Drost Holm
Producer's assistant Marcella L. Dichmann
Production Thomas Stegler

Cinematography

Cinematography Rasmus Videbæk

Stills

Stills Marie Joensen

Editing

Editing Thomas Ravn

Music

Music Jorge Cordero
Music Yadam González

Sound

Sound Jeppe Jungersen

Voice

Julio Thomas Eje

Appearance

Henrik, kok Thure Lindhardt
Elena Lili Baron
Tjener Gordon Kennedy
Posedame Ghita Nørby
Ven Tolo Meaquida
Julio Mauricio Vega
Restaurantejer Erik Holmey
Buttet gæst Warny Mandrup
Elenas ven Maja Muhlack
Kok Jakob Blomkvist
Kok Christian Flemming
Kok Alberto González
Tjener Oma Jobe
Tjener Susan Jørgensen
Tjener Kristian Koch
Tjener Kim Leprevost
Tjener Janus Mikkelsen

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