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A gem of the Japanese cinema, the first Ramen Western in history, in a very literal sense. Goro is a modern cowboy who exchanged his horse for a truck and made it his mission to help the main character to make the perfect recipe for Chinese Noodles (which is not as easy as it sounds). The plot, composed of loose episodes, guides the audience through the culinary customs of the Japanese, meticulously portraying the importance of a good meal and the surrounding rituals. The surreal scenes and a gallery of grotesque characters make "Tampopo" hysterically funny, but be warned – this screening will make you positively hungry.
(1933-1997). Son of a filmmaker Mansaku Itami, he began his adventure with cinema as a film and TV actor, and moved on to become a director at the age of 50. He made 10 films – he wrote scripts himself and cast his wife Nobuko Miyamoto. Often compared to Jacques Tati. In his pictures he humorously commented on the changing Japanese customs.
1984 Pogrzeb / Ososhiki / Funeral
1985 Tampopo / Tampopo / Dandelion
1987 Ryoko w akcji / Marusa no onna / A Taxing Woman
1988 Powrót Ryoko / Marusa no onna II / A Taxing Woman's Return
1990 A-ge-man – opowieści złotej gejszy / A-ge-man / Tales of a Golden Geisha
1992 Minbo, czyli japoński sposób szantażu / Minbo no onna / Minbo
1993 Ostatni taniec / Daibyonin / The Last Dance
1995 Spokojne życie / Shizukana seikatsu / A Quiet Life
1996 Sūpa no onna / Supermarket Woman
1997 Chroniony świadek / Marutai no onna / Woman in Witness Protection