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Tampopo (1985)  link to Tampopo on IMDb  

Number: 284

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IMDb Rating:
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7.9/10 (9555 votes)

Country: Japanese, 114 minutes

Spoken Languages: Japanese

Genre(s): Comedy

Director(s): Jûzô Itami

Cast: Kôji Yakusho (as Man in White Suit), Ken Watanabe (as Gun), Tsutomu Yamazaki (as Gorô), Nobuko Miyamoto (as Tampopo), Rikiya Yasuoka (as Pisuken)

Medium: Original DVD,

Subtitles: English

Plot Outline: In this humorous paean to the joys of food, the main story is about trucker Goro, who rides into town like a modern Shane to help Tampopo set up the perfect noodle soup restaurant. Woven into this main story are a number of smaller stories about the importance of food, ranging from a gangster who mixes hot sex with food, to an old woman who terrorizes a shopkeeper by compulsively squeezing his wares.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 4:3

Apr 26, 2017