• Michael

    ★★½ Watched by Michael 01 Apr, 2012

    Revered sushi chef Jiro Ono served up in a fairly routine documentary. Occasional insights about work, life, family, food, and excellence are usually repeated several times. It's good, just nothing outstanding. The food is deliciously photographed.

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  • Rob McGregor

    ★★★½ Watched by Rob McGregor 23 May, 2014

    In which... I never expected the craft of Sushi creation to bring with it such interesting life lessons... well told and presented much like the showcased content within.

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  • Joey

    ★★★★½ Added by Joey

    Beautiful, inspiring, surprisingly emotional. This movie is a gem. Must watch for artists of all kinds.

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  • Gert Van de Ven

    ★★★ Added by Gert Van de Ven 1

    Watched this on the plane.
    Arrived in Singapore.
    Spent the next two hours eating sushi at the airport.

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  • BENJAMINTO

    ★★ Watched by BENJAMINTO 16 Nov, 2014

    Contains all the insight and production craft of an 80-minute GE commercial.

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  • James Healey

    ★★★½ Watched by James Healey 07 Apr, 2013

    Brilliantly made. Great visuals and music. Not too interested in the subject but was a decent watch.

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  • Adrian Zachow

    ★★★★ Watched by Adrian Zachow 25 Jul, 2012

    Mesmerizing portrait of Jiro Ono's work. This 85 year old sushi restaurant owner has been doing his craft for 75 years, and is shown passing his trade to apprentices, and his bright son, Yoshikazu. His small underground establishment seats only 9 at a time, requires a booking at least a month in advance, will cost upwards from 30,000 yen for a meal that may last 15 minutes, but has been given a 3 star Michelin rating for reputedly serving the…

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  • Gina Sheppard

    ★★★★ Watched by Gina Sheppard 07 Nov, 2014

    Interesting insight to Japanese work ethic. Note Jiros wife is just shy!

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  • Jay-r Trinidad

    ★★★★ Watched by Jay-r Trinidad 28 Oct, 2014

    elegant, yummy, and soul-inducing.

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  • BenBaker

    ★★★★ Watched by BenBaker 04 Nov, 2014

    Amazing.

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  • veronica

    ★★★★★ Added by veronica

    One of the best documentaries I have ever seen.

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  • Carl Fenn

    ★★★★★ Watched by Carl Fenn 17 Jul, 2013

    Jiro Ono is an 85 year old sushi chef. Along with his older son and a team of expertly trained chefs, he runs a 10 seat sushi bar in a Tokyo subway station that has a month long waiting list and 3 Michelin stars.
    Jiro Dreams of Sushi is an inspiring story of respect, love, passion and dedication. The film perfectly covers every aspect of what it’s taken for Jiro to get where he is and how he’s preparing his…

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