The Loneliness of the Short-Order Cook
2008, 22 min.
Gdynia International Film Festival
Chile International Film Festival in Santiago
Best Short Film
Michael Gerald Bauer
A young, Japanese short-order cook must leave his life in L.A. after his visa is denied. Bittersweet and unsentimental, the film offers a portrait of living in between cultures and time zones in a city indicative of a world growing smaller.