8º – Sideways (Alexander Payne, 2004)Two friends, facing each other in an existential crisis over middle age, decide to take a trip to a city famous for its wines. However, the trip will feature several confusions, love affairs and even more psychological problems for both. Fun, raising a melancholy aura about the events of the plot, the film stands out for its simplicity when studying complicated periods of human life. The figure that makes the film to be included in this list is the city and the wine tasting, which manage to leave the viewer with mouth water.
7º – Spirited Away (Hayao Miyazaki, 2001)During a change of residence, a girl loses herself of her parents and knows a new world, much more dangerous and spectacular. Now the girl will try to solve all the problems of the place and return to her parents. Naming itself as one of the best Japanese animations ever designed, ‘Spirited Away’ is included in this list due to the exhibition of various elements related to food throughout history.
6º – Estomago: A Gastronomic Story (Marcos Jorge, 2007)In the plot, a man, wrapped in a routine of difficult and little rewarding works, ends up discovering a strange gift with food. Starting his journey with the production of coxinhas, enchanting his clients, the man soon begins to rise in the race, being contracted by a restaurant. ‘Estomago: A Gastronomic Story’ is a good option of the national cinema, possessing as a greater attraction the figure of the food that guides the history.
5º – The Founder (John Lee Hancock, 2016)The film shows an important piece of McDonald’s history, studying its emergence as a small restaurant, its controversies, its unique business model and its turn to complete success, all told under the eyes of Ray Kroc, the most important figure for this success. Dynamic in all its attacks, ‘The Founder’ is a unique biographical film that never leaves your spectator bored while exploring every meander in the history of the famous institution.
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