A documentary film about army cooks and how the everyday needs of thousands of armed stomachs affect the victories and defeats of statesmen.
About the field kitchen as a model of a world where food preparation becomes a fight strategy; a fight for great ideals standing on strong legs of the kitchen table.
The film is based on eleven recipes of the cooks since the Second World War till the war in Tchechenia; from France through the Balkans to Russia.
full length documentary
written and directed by: Peter Kerekes
director of photography: Martin Kollár
music: Marek Piaček
film editor: Marek Šulík
sound designer: Daniel Němec
© Peter Kerekes, Filmfonds Wien, Mischief Films, Negativ, Slovak Television, YLE, Österreichischer Rundfunk (ORF) 2008
you can download the film here: http://dafilms.com/film/8079-jak-se-vari-dejiny/?rc=SVK