Laura Bellingham Cinematographer

Laura Bellingham Cinematographer
Mrs Birks' Sunday Roast

Mrs Birks' Sunday Roast

DOCUMENTARY

Mrs Birks' Sunday Roast

A Japanese food writer embarks on her quest to cook the perfect Sunday Roast. Her gravy evokes a taste of home both gently Japanese and quintessentially English. Blending her passion for British food with the memories that accompany each dish, it is a labour of lobve with all the trimmings.

WINNER BEST DOCUMENTARY SUPER SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL 2010
*NOMINEE BEST OF BOROUGHS AWARDS 2009
*OFFICIAL SELECTION SILVER DOCS FILM FESTIVAL 2010
*OFFICIAL SELECTION STRASBOURG FILM FESTIVAL 2009
*OFFICIAL SELECTION DAWSON CITY FILM FESTIVAL 2011
*OFFICIAL SELECTION DOCUMENTARY EDGE FILM FESTIVAL 2011
*OFFICIAL SELECTION TRUE / FALSE FILM FESTIVAL 2011
*OFFICIAL SELECTION BIG SKY FILM FESTIVAL 2011
*OFFICIAL SELECTION LONDON SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2010
*OFFICIAL SELECTION KINOFILM MACHESTER EUROPEAN FILM FESTIVAL 2009

Mrs. Birks’ Sunday Roast has been selected for the BFI National Archive collection.

This beautifully shot slice-of-life short introduces Mrs. Fumiko Birks, a Japanese woman living in England with her British husband. Embracing the new life she has created, Mrs. Birks dedicates herself to embracing English culture—beginning with its cuisine. As she prepares a delectable English Sunday dinner, Mrs. Birks shares her thoughts on cooking, home, culture and family Silver Docs

  • Directed by Kyoko Miyake
  • Produced by Cairo Cannon