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Europe Through the Lens: a Festival of Contemporary European Films: A Touch of Spice

A series of films shown as part of the A & S Year of Europe.

Screening Information

Presented by: 

Professor Haralambos Symeonidis
Hispanic Studies

Thursday, January 14, 2016

6 p.m.

UK Athletics Auditorium
W. T. Young Library

Additional Year of Europe Activities

More European Films

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About This Film

The movie is a story about a young Greek boy growing up in Istanbul, whose grandfather teachs him  that both food and life require a little salt to give them flavor; they both require... A Touch of Spice. Fanis grows up to become an excellent cook and uses his cooking skills to spice up the lives of those around him then returns to his birthplace to find that he had forgotten to put a little bit of spice in his own life

Date: 2003
Country: Greece

Full synopsis

New York Times Review







About the Director



Tassos Boultemis (Turkish)