• flaneur9999

    ★★★ Watched by flaneur9999 28 May, 2015

    Jiro is quite interesting. Unfortunately, the director decides to tell a very shallow, flashy, superficial story!!! Quite disappointed!

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  • Christopher Tennant

    ★★★ Watched by Christopher Tennant 28 May, 2015

    Conventional doc with fascinating subject matter. Provides insightful perspective on the life of a creative genius. However, even at 82 minutes, it feels long. I swear, they just go in circles repeating the same few points over and over.

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  • Brett Hatten

    ★★★★ Added by Brett Hatten

    Really makes you appreciate someone who truly loves their job. It also really makes you want to eat sushi!

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  • Sarah Shachat

    ★★★★ Added by Sarah Shachat

    Control yourself.
    Take only what you need
    From it.
    A family of trees
    Wanting
    To be haunted.

    + Sushi.

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  • Jesue Valle

    ★★★½ Watched by Jesue Valle 24 May, 2015

    We're living in a time of too many choices and an expectation to be able to achieve many things at once. This has its benefits but it also prefers the minor mastery of multiple skills as oppose to a complete mastery of just one. This hunger-inducing documentary makes a case for the latter. Jiro might well be one of the last true masters of a single craft.

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  • Clint Luciantonio

    ★★★½ Watched by Clint Luciantonio 12 May, 2015

    You will never see a film that devotes this much time, effort and money into capturing every single angle imaginable when you look at a piece of sushi. With slow motion, rack focus, panning up, down, side to side all while covered in clean even lighting. It's like the porn of the sushi world...no wait, I think I just described hentai. Now I am less hungry. Where was I? Oh right. What we have here is a documentary in the…

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  • Treefingrs

    ★★★★ Added by Treefingrs

    Opened my eyes to a whole world of sushi making that I never knew existed. It's also largely about Jiro's pursuit of mastery of a skill, and is fascinating in that respect too.

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  • Francesco Marioni

    ★★★★ Watched by Francesco Marioni 03 May, 2015

    A wonderful doc that on the face of it is a film about an exclusive Sushi Restaurant is actually about self discipline, being perfect and a dedication to a cause, fascinating stuff.

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  • Isaac McKeithen

    ★★★★★ Watched by Isaac McKeithen 13 May, 2015

    "I've never once hated this job. I fell in love with my work and gave my life to it. Even though I'm eighty five years old, I don't feel like retiring. That's how I feel."

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  • Cory

    ★★★★★ Watched by Cory 12 May, 2015

    I want to eat my screen, because every piece of sushi looked delicious! Also, a great documentary about perfection.

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  • James Haves

    ★★★★ Watched by James Haves 11 May, 2015

    A short, sweet, and wonderfully interesting documentary about one of Japan's greatest sushi masters. Some really fascinating characters, absolutely gorgeous cineatography, and great editing.

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  • pnbradley

    ★★★★½ Watched by pnbradley 10 May, 2015

    Jiro is the cutest little old man I've ever seen.

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