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Tampopo
1985. Comedy/Western. 114 min. NR.
Thursday, Mar 12, 2020 7:30 PM
Part of the Art of the Camera film series sponsored by The U-M Center for Japanese Studies.
Plays Thursday, March 12 at 7:30 PM at the Michigan!

Cinematographer: Masaki Tamura

The tale of an eccentric band of culinary ronin who guide the widow of a noodle-shop owner on her quest for the perfect recipe, this rapturous “ramen western” by Japanese director Juzo Itami is an entertaining, genre-bending adventure underpinned by a deft satire of the way social conventions distort the most natural of human urges—our appetites. Interspersing the efforts of Tampopo (Nobuko Miyamoto) and friends to make her café a success with the erotic exploits of a gastronome gangster and glimpses of food culture both high and low, the sweet, sexy, and surreal Tampopo is a lavishly inclusive paean to the sensual joys of nourishment, and one of the most mouthwatering examples of food on film ever made.



Presented in Japanese with English subtitles.

Part of the Art of the Camera film series sponsored by The University of Michigan Center for Japanese Studies

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Evening/Weekend Adult - $10.50
Evening/Weekend Student w/ Valid ID - $8.50
Evening/Weekend Senior (65 +) - $8.50
Evening/Weekend Child (under 12) - $8.50

 
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Category:Films
Michigan Films
Art of the Camera
One-Day Only