Food Movie: Tampopo

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Juzo Itami’s film from 1985 is all about one woman’s quest to make perfect noodles. The obsessive journey is interspersed with all sorts of food scenes you can think of: in love, sex, death, awkward moments in the cinema, obsession with squishing things at the supermarket—you name it, Itami has it all beautifully presented visually.

Check the trailer for a snippet of the very sensual egg yolk exchange.

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  1. Food Movie: Ramen Girl
    May 03, 2011 @ 00:32:14

    […] gave that brat a hard time. I probably wouldn’t have had the discipline nor resilience. Tampopo was a much better film if you’re looking for Ramen related […]


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