One of the funniest, most enjoyable, satirical comedies is this treasure of a movie, the plot of which, loosely concerns the quest for the perfect Japanese noodle. A mixed bag of noodle-obsessed men help the heroine of 'Tampopo' run the best noodle restaurant in Tokyo, a plan which involves a lot of hilarious madness.

Year: 1986
Genre: Alice's 500 Greatest Films, Japanese Cinema, Film Festivals 1987, Food in Film
Country: Japan
Director: Juzo Itami
Starring: Ken Watanabe, Tsutomu Yamakazi, Nobuko Miyamoto
Duration: 110 Minutes
Rating: R16
Location in store: Alice's 500 Greatest Films
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