Twentysomething Japanese tourist, Tokio, comes to Hong Kong looking for good cusine. He does all that the tourist is expected to do, but is disappointed with the food so far. By chance, he meets 15-year-old Pui Wai. She’s been left behind with her eighty-year-old Granny, her parents too busy with their immigration problems in Canada. Differences in culture, language and age serve as no barrier, as Tokio finds a soulmate in Granny, Hong Kong cook extraordinate. He discovers the secret to Granny’s cooking and learns that she’s known all along that her family will not be taking her to Canada when they leave. –IMDb
Clara Law (羅卓瑤) (born 29 May 1957 in Macau) is a Hong Kong film director, now having relocated to Australia before the 1997 Hong Kong handover.
She has produced several films focusing on the themes of migration and the identity crisis of Hong Kong people. Her most remarkable works include Farewell China (1990) and Autumn Moon (1992).
After she moved to Australia, she continued her film career and made several films including Floating Life (1996) and The Goddess of 1967 (2000), both have won numerous awards in Australia and film festivals around the world. Her latest film is Letters to Ali (2004), which deals with Australia’s refugee situation.
She often collaborates with her husband, Eddie Fong Ling-Ching, who usually is her screenwriter. —Wikipedia