Kitchen Stories – world’s only comedy about ethnography?

Note: This post is over 4 years old. It was first published in May 2009

Kitchen Stories (2003) is a wonderfully offbeat Swedish comedy about a strange, government funded ethnographic field research project and the impact it has on the lives of the researchers and subjects. I’ve never heard of anyone making a feature film about ethno before, and this one is surprisingly good. The English language trailer is terrible – but some nice clips have popped up on Vimeo. Here they are:

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The DVD is available on amazon.

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