Jiro Dreams of Sushi (U)
Director: David Gelb
Starring: Jiro Ono
Running time: 1h 21m
Language: Japanese with English subtitles
JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI is the story of Jiro Ono, an 85 year old perfectionist considered to be the world's greatest sushi chef and proprietor of Sukiyabashi Jiro. The first sushi restaurant to be awarded three Michelin stars, Jiro's underground sushi bar draws food lovers from around the globe to make the repeated pilgrimage for one of the ten coveted seats.
A surprise box office hit that has taken over 2.5 million dollars in the USA. JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI is a thoughtful film on devotion to one's craft and the never ending pursuit of perfections, chronicling Jiro's life as both an unparalleled success in the culinary world and as a loving yet complicated father.