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A Movie – Tampopo 12/23/10

December 24, 2010

I watched Tampopo on DVD at home. I love this movie, and have seen it for several times. It was produced by Juzo Itami in 1986. If you have seen Japanese animation movies and Kurosawa movies, please try this one. Are you interested in Japanese food? You will enjoy this movie. Tampopo changed the style of Japanese movies. It is very imaginative, creative, and FUNNY. It has a great wit. The movie is almost 2 hours long, but the time goes very fast. The story is to make a best Ramen shop in Tokyo. The main actress is a wife of the director, Nobuko MIyamoto. Unfortunately, the director committed suicide in 1997. That was a big loss in Japanese movie business. Tampopo stands as a big statue in the movie world.