• filmfulness

    ★★★★½ Watched by filmfulness 10 Dec, 2014

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

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  • Kelly Magovern

    ★★★★ Watched by Kelly Magovern 11 Dec, 2014

    This was pretty interesting despite me not being much of a sushi eater. It was beautifully shot and I enjoyed the classical music that played throughout.

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  • Frankie_L4_87

    ★★★½ Added by Frankie_L4_87

    Documentary about an obsessive, 85 year old sushi master and his tiny, 3 Michelin star rated restaurant. It's a good film about the craft of food and gives an insight into the unique cultural elements which go with Japanese cooking.

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  • Clay

    ★★★½ Watched by Clay 29 Nov, 2014

    There's a lot to admire about this film. It may not be ground-breaking or even all that compelling; but to see Jiro's drive to make himself better even at the age of 85 is just incredible. The food looks yummy too.

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  • waynewebb

    ★★★★ Watched by waynewebb 27 Nov, 2014

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

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  • 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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