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The Dishwasher

Directed by Nick Hartanto and Sam Roden
Narrative Short
USA | 13 min | 2019

A chef at a fine dining restaurant in New York City asks a Mexican dishwasher to find good tortillas.

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The Dishwasher - Nick Hartanto, Sam RodenNick Hartanto, Sam Roden

Nick Hartanto and Sam Roden are based in Brooklyn and Los Angeles, respectively. They premiered their debut feature documentary “Traveler” at the 2016 Ashland Independent Film Festival, followed by their short documentary “King of the Rails” which premiered at the 2017 Big Sky Documentary Festival. There latest short film “The Dishwasher” is colored by Hartanto and Roden’s first hand experiences working as line cooks at multiple fine dining restaurants, including a Michelin rated restaurant, and working for celebrity chefs in New York and San Francisco. Their commercial clients include Condé Nast Traveler, Netflix, West Elm, Adult Swim, GQ, FiveThirtyEight & Wieden+Kennedy.

Film Information

Director: Nick Hartanto, Sam Roden
Country: USA
Year: 2019
Language: English
Runtime: 13 min.
Rated: PG


Producer: Nick Hartanto, Sam Roden
Writer: Nick Hartanto, Sam Roden

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