Film: Tampopo

Tampopo (タンポポ Tanpopo?, literally “dandelion”) is a 1985 Japanese comedy film by director Juzo Itami, starring Tsutomu Yamazaki,Nobuko Miyamoto, Kōji Yakusho, and Ken Watanabe. The publicity for the film calls it the first “ramen western”, a play on the termSpaghetti Western (films about the American Old West made by Italian production studios).

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