Cooking with Stella
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Cooking with Stella
A woman who has learned a few things about taking care of herself runs the risk of having her tricks found out in this comedy-drama. Stella (Seema Biswas) works as a domestic in New Delhi and has used her fluency in English and skills as a cook to wrangle a job as housekeeper for Canada's ambassador to India. While she's well liked by her employers, they don't know that she's been submitting padded expense reports for years and pocketing the difference; she also regularly raids the cupboards to sell quality foods at a discount to others. However, Stella's schemes may be a… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 43%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Meant to be a funny clash of cultures but, suddenly and with scant warning, it turns into a confused clamour of genres."
‑ Rick Groen, Globe and Mail
"A subtle social comedy with an upstairs/downstairs sort of flavour."
‑ Liz Braun, Jam! Movies
"[An] unexceptional comedy that resembles Deepa's Canadian-Indian hybrids such as Bollywood/Hollywood rather than the heartfelt social-conscience dramas Water and Earth."
‑ Andrew Pulver, Guardian
"Biswas aside, performances are uninspired and director Dilip Mehta mars his third act with a moralising ending that's neither plausible or earned."
‑ Emma Dibdin, Total Film
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