How to Cook Your Life

Release date:October 26, 2007
(San Francisco; limited release: Nov. 6)

Studio:Roadside Attractions

Director:Doris Dörrie

MPAA Rating:PG-13 (for brief strong language)




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Plot Summary:

Move over "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance!" Filmmaker Doris Dorrie turns her attention to Buddhism and that age-old saying, "you are what you eat." In "How to Cook Your Life" Dorrie enlists the help of the charismatic Zen Master Edward Espe Brown to explain the guiding principles of Zen Buddhism as they apply to the preparation of food and life itself.