Bella Martha2001

Bella Martha

Starring Martina Gedeck, Maxime Foerste, Sergio Castellitto, August Zirner, Sibylle Canonica and Katja Studt, "Bella Martha" (also known as "Drei Sterne", "Ricette d'amore", "Mostly Martha") is a Comedy/Romance/Drama film directed and written by Sandra Nettelbeck, released in the USA on June 08 of 2002.

In Martha's enchanted kitchen, more than the food is starting to simmer. With some special ingredients they just might discover a recipe for passion.
Directed by:
Sandra Nettelbeck
Written by:
Sandra Nettelbeck
Christoph Friedel and Karl Baumgartner
Rainer Kölmel, Ulrich Limmer, Heinz Stussak, Michael Seeber, Carlo Degli Esposti and Marcel Hoehn
Executive producer:
Dschingis Bowakow
Producer: Kinowelt:
Christine Berg


Martha Klein (Martina Gedeck) is a workaholic chef, single-mindedly obsessed with the perfection of her culinary creations. After her boss, restaurant-owner Frida, catches her arguing with a pair of customers over the quality of her cooking, Martha is ordered to see a therapist (August Zirner) to try to work out her control issues and poor interpersonal relationships. (Martha usually faces the stress she encounters at work by locking herself in the meatlocker until she calms down.) Meanwhile, Martha's [...]



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Who is the director of "Bella Martha"?

Sandra Nettelbeck is a German screenwriter, director, and actor.

Sandra Nettelbeck has directed movies such as "Last Love", released in 2013, "Helen" (2008).


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What was the release date of "Bella Martha"?

"Bella Martha" was first released in Switzerland on Monday, August 06, 2001.

Release date in the United States:
  • Saturday, June 08, 2002
Release date for the United Kingdom:
  • Monday, November 12, 2001

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