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Director: Juzo Itami Run Time: 115 min. Release Year: 1985 Language: Japanese

Starring: Ken Watanabe, Koji Yakusho, Nobuko Miyamoto, Rikiya Yasuoka, Tsutomu Yamazaki

This humorous and endearing ‘Japanese Noodle Western’ is and ode to the joys of food. When a pair of truck drivers happen onto a decrepit roadside shop selling ramen noodles, the widowed owner begs them to help her turn her establishment into a paragon of the “art of noodle-soup making.”