Food as comedy: Thai or Chinese? Delicious!

Xu Wei
"Start It Up," a Chinese-Thai food comedy, has completed shooting. Set in China and Thailand, the film features the distinctive food cultures and landscapes of the two countries.
Xu Wei
Food as comedy: Thai or Chinese? Delicious!
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The cast of “Start It Up”

Like food? “Start It Up,” a Chinese-Thai food comedy which has just completed shooting, might fill your appetite.

The co-production tells the story of a group of young Chinese and Thai people who bravely pursue their dreams, despite difficulties. 

Set in China and Thailand, the film features the distinctive food cultures and landscapes of the two countries.

It stars Chinese actor Sheng Yilun and Thai heartthrob Chanon Santinatornkul. 

Shanghai-based SMG Pictures and Wings Media said at the 22nd Shanghai International Film Festival that they would work with Thailand’s T&B Media Global to produce more films and TV series targeting a global audience.

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