Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Jiro Dreams of Sushi
Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Year

2011

Duration

79 minutes

Genres

Documentary

Language

Japanese (English subtitles)

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This fascinating, warmly human documentary is a portrait of 85-year-old Jiro Ono: who many consider to be the world's greatest sushi chef. The prime example of someone with a passion for a profession who's committed himself to it totally, Jiro's been honing his craft since the age of 10. We see the exacting perfectionism that's resulted in his restaurant - a humble-looking ten-seater in a Tokyo subway station - winning a prestigious 3-star Michelin review. The film gently delves into his relationship with his sons: oldest Yoshikazu, who's set to take over the legacy, and Takashi - who's opened his own more laid back restaurant.

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