The movie, released in March 2020, tells the story of a young man who wants to enter the world of wine. In production, wines from Argentina are mentioned, specifically wines from Bodega Alta Vista and the famous Catina Zapata winery is also named..
not busy (“Taste myrrh,” or “The Saki” are two of the titles given to the movie in Spanish) is the story of the young Elia (Mamoudou Athi), who dreams of becoming a professional bartender. However, his life cuts roads far from his intentions.
Elia works alongside his father Louis (Courtney B. Vance) at a family restaurant in Memphis. His parents consider the boy’s future to be related to family traditions: to be a chef like his father, who he hopes will one day take over the gastronomic establishment.
But Elijah has other thoughts on his mind. In fact, Wine is a young man’s passion. From the first time she enjoyed its taste, she realized she was in direct contact with the drink, and knew she wanted to know more about it. That is why he began to train secretly from his family, which led him to develop a talent as a connoisseur and student of the world of wine and bring him closer to his dream of being a master bartender.
Uncorked was due to be shown at the annual SXSW Arts Festival, which was recently canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Is this good?
Uncorked received positive reviews from many film critics. It has a 93% approval rating on the popular Rotten Tomatoes. The site’s critical consensus states: “Like a fine wine, once you let Uncorked breathe, its hearty appeal produces a sweet moment.”
On Metacritic, the film has a rating of 63 out of 100, based on 12 reviews, indicating “generally positive reviews.”