LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - The Foreign Languages Department of Lock Haven University, in co-operation with the Office of International Studies, would like to welcome you to join the (German) students in watching the German movie “Bella Martha” (“Mostly Martha”) that will be shown on Wednesday, November 10 from 7 to 9 pm in Ulmer Planetarium. The film has English subtitles. This is a free event.Lock Haven University is a member of the Pennsylvania State
System of Higher Education (PASSHE), the largest provider of higher education in
the commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 250 degree and certificate
programs in more than 120 areas of study. Nearly 405,000 system alumni live and
work in Pennsylvania.
"Bella Martha,” a 2001 German romantic comedy that won a variety of awards and was praised by critics served as the basis for the 2007 American movie “No Reservations.” Martha (popular German actress Martina Gedeck) is a skilled, workaholic chef who is obsessed with her culinary creations. When her sister dies, she takes care of her niece who brings a lot of difficulties to her life. Despite seeing a therapist, Martha’s life gets even more complicated when sous-chef Mario joins the restaurant that Martha works in...
"Bella Martha" was praised as "a Bridget Jones' Diary for the culinary set" (Village Voice) and as "sweet, romantic, perfectly ordered - packed with mouth watering scenes... not to be watched on an empty stomach" (EVE). The community is welcome to enjoy this family movie (not for children under the age of 12) and to find out if "Bella Martha" really has more charm than its Hollywood remake "No Reservations," as a variety of Americans claim.
For more information, contact Daniela Ribitsch at email@example.com or 570-484-2656.