Modern Languages Film Series, Film 4: Tampopo

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Tampopo (タンポポ) (Japan, Juso Itami, 1985). Thurs 26 Oct & Wed 1 Nov @ 4:30.

In this spoof of a spaghetti Western, a young widow revolutionises her ramen noodle shop with the help of a passing trucker, a retired master, and a bit of spying. Other outrageous food-centered anecdotes emerge against this backdrop. A legend in the food film genre. Rated “R”. (In Japanese with English subtitles).

Room or Area: 
TH 241

Free and open to the public


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