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Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Rated PG for mild thematic elements and brief smoking.

PG In Theaters 03/9/2012 , 81min.
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Viewer Score
95%
Viewer score based on 17 ratings
77%
Critic score based on 26 reviews

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September 10, 2012
theteachick
What an amazing man. Because of this movie, my husband and I are planning to dine at his restaurant and his son's restaurant next year. We can't wait!
September 01, 2012
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Jiro is a brilliant sushi genious and I want more than ever to visit his restaurant. What a riveting documentary about a life of hard work, dedication, persistence, and, more than anything else, passion. Jiro's years of work and attention to detail along with a well-trained staff make his ********* world's best.

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Washington Post
For all the trite sayings that come to mind, the story feels exceptional thanks to the subject, a self-made perfectionist still pursuing culinary transcendence. Full Review
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
One of the film's best moments of deliciousness comes with the revelation that Yoshikazu, rather than his father, made the sushi that won the Michelin inspectors over; so much for working humbly in the old man's shadow. Full Review
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
An extraordinary morsel of a movie, and yes, you'll want sushi afterward. But it won't taste like Jiro's. Full Review
Keith Uhlich
Time Out New York
A dream, indeed. Sure to delight foodies and cinephiles alike. Full Review
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
Even if you don't fancy raw fish, "Jiro" is a captivating film. Full Review

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