Member when you were smart? Year six, start of high school, you know, fractions, Pythagoras’s thing, all that?
One day, just like that, ya got dumb, made yourself dumb, like that was more attractive.
Nancy left, choosing chaos, freedom and sex. Elma stayed behind and cooked. Now Nancy is back.
On a stretch of Australian highway, sisters Elma and Nancy run their family takeaway joint – their days heavy with deep frying and memories. While they quietly wage war with their past and dream of a brighter future, a young life-loving Turkish traveller arrives, bringing a charm and sensuality that turns their world upside down.
First production outside Australia.
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“Predictable script... Sensitively handled by both actresses... While the cast work hard, Food hardly leaves you hungry for more.”
“Rodgers stuffs his drama with issues, and yet it still seems undernourished... A well-worn, soapy story... Not much real meat.”