|SJG • 3/26/14 - Cornus mas blooming|
Our 2014 classes and films series are about to start! from Jeanne P. email:
Japan film fans and comedy lovers, welcome to our first film of 2014 at the Japanese Garden. Bring a lunch, if you wish, and enjoy a film about food.
You can find many plot summaries and reviews of "Tampopo" online, including this one from the Internet Movie Database (www.imdb.com):
"In this humorous paean to the joys of food, the main story is about trucker Goro, who rides into town like a modern Shane to help Tampopo set up the perfect noodle soup restaurant. Woven into this main story are a number of smaller stories about the importance of food, ranging from a gangster who mixes hot sex with food, to an old woman who terrorizes a shopkeeper by compulsively squeezing his wares." […]
Other reviews may be found on the Roger Ebert Web site: http://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/tampopo-1987. (He gave the film four stars.) You can also look at SJG Film Bank: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Pr7S1rs_RJOkacYabNfwJN7WGdjb9ETZzvTi_E7Hx0w/edit#heading=h.nxa0qotwrrkh.
We hope to see you at the movies!
Unit 86 Event Planning Committee.
the trailer here: