Director: Juzo Itami Run Time: 115 min. Release Year: 1985 Language: Japanese
Starring: Ken Watanabe, Koji Yakusho, Nobuko Miyamoto, Rikiya Yasuoka, Tsutomu Yamazaki
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”.