My stomach has endured the full scope of awful foods this planet has to offer Trying adventurous food is a big part of travelling, but India, where I'm travelling through now, has more problems with [food] hygiene than anywhere else in the world. It's a cultural problem, as eating meat is a rarity in rural areas, so they treat it like a vegetable, keeping it in a cupboard. So when the occasional Westerner passes through, by the time it's pulled out, it's been in there for a few months. When travelling across poorer parts of India now, I try to survive off rice and dahl.
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Following his adaptation of Charles Bukowski’s Factotum, Bent Hamer returns with this bittersweet tale of train driver Odd Horten (played with heart-warming precision by Bård Owe) who is facing retirement after 40 years.
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