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    Tampopo [The Criterion Collection]

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    The first Japanese noodle western!
    Certificate: 18
    Running Time: 115 mins
    Retail Price: £27.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Juzo Itami’s offbeat, outrageously sexy, long-unavailable “ramen western”.

    The tale of an eccentric band of culinary ronin who guide the widow of a noodle shop owner on her quest for the perfect recipe, this rapturous “ramen western” by Japanese director JUZO ITAMI (A Taxing Woman) is an entertaining, genre-bending adventure underpinned by a deft satire of the way social conventions distort the most natural of human urges, our appetites. Interspersing the efforts of Tampopo (NOBUKO MIYAMOTO) and friends to make her café a success with the erotic exploits of a gastronome gangster and glimpses of food culture both high and low, the sweet, sexy, and surreal Tampopo is a lavishly inclusive paean to the sensual joys of nourishment, and one of the most mouth-watering examples of food on film ever made.

    Special Features:
    The Making of "Tampopo"
    Nobuka Miyamoto
    Seiko Ogawa
    The Amateur and the Craftsperson
    The Perfect Bowl
    Rubber Band Pistol

    Video Tracks:
    1.85:1 widescreen 1080p

    Audio Tracks:
    PCM 1.0 mono Japanese

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Jûzô Itami

    Written By:

    Tsutomu Yamazaki
    Nobuko Miyamoto
    Kôji Yakusho
    Ken Watanabe
    Rikiya Yasuoka
    Kinzô Sakura
    Yoshi Katô
    Hideji Ôtaki
    Fukumi Kuroda

    Casting By:
    Shigeru Sakurada
    Kosaburo Sasaoka

    Music From:
    Kunihiko Murai

    Director of Photography:
    Masaki Tamura

    Akira Suzuki

    Costume Designer:
    Emiko Kogô

    Jûzô Itami
    Seigo Hosogoe
    Yasushi Tamaoki

    Criterion Collection

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