Cooking with Stella
Cooking with Stella (2009)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: September 16, 2009
DVD Release Date: August 29, 2011
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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

Meant to be a funny clash of cultures but, suddenly and with scant warning, it turns into a confused clamour of genres.

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Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

A subtle social comedy with an upstairs/downstairs sort of flavour.

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Andrew Pulver

[An] unexceptional comedy that resembles Deepa's Canadian-Indian hybrids such as Bollywood/Hollywood rather than the heartfelt social-conscience dramas Water and Earth.

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Emma Dibdin
Total Film

Biswas aside, performances are uninspired and director Dilip Mehta mars his third act with a moralising ending that's neither plausible or earned.

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