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A pair of truck drivers happen onto a decrepit roadside fast food stop selling ramen noodles. The widowed owner, Tampopo, begs them to help her turn her establishment into a paragon of the "art of noodle soup making".

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26
Directed by

Juzo Itami

Written by

Juzo Itami (Screenplay)

Runtime

115 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Tagline

The first Japanese Noodle Western.

Cast

Keywords

truck driver food hoodlum widow noodle foodie

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