Jiro is the master of his craft, he is passionate and is a perfectionist. I can't help but think that anyone doing the same thing for as many decades as he has, with the finest ingredients as he has at his disposal would probably achieve the same though. Is it passion or is he ju...
Jiro Dreams of Sushi is the story of 85 year-old Jiro Ono, considered by many to be the world's greatest sushi chef. He is the proprietor of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a 10-seat, sushi-only restaurant inauspic... read more
DVD Release Date: July 24, 2012
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November 27, 2012
Just a title like Jiro Dreams of Sushi can save you over an hour and twenty minutes.
Full review at themoviefreakblog.com 12/4
November 18, 2012
Very charming and beautifully shot. It still did not make me want to try sea urchin, though.
August 4, 2012
Interesting doco. Not sure I would want to be working at Jiro's age, but good for him. His sushi looks delicious!
July 25, 2012fb791220692
"Jiro Dreams of Sushi" isn't the most exciting documentary around. But its lack of conflict or drama is made up for by the elegant cinematography that matches the subject, and a great exploration of its themes (such as striving towards perfection and living up to expectations).
May 12, 2012
'Jiro Dreams of Sushi'. A portrait of one man's absolute dedication, passion and never ending quest for perfection.
I'm in complete admiration at the drive of Jiro, and the world of sushi that has so wholly consumed his life. He knows of nothing else, and time spent not making s...
April 20, 2012
Documentary profiling 85-year old master sushi chef Jiro Ono, a perfectionist who's almost more sushi-making machine than man. It's more interesting than a sushi documentary has any right to be, but it's essentially a well-made adaptation of one of those articles you'd read in th...
April 13, 2012
Jiro Dreams of Sushi is a mouth watering, passionate documentary about the worlds' most acclaimed Sushi chef, and I'm not sure whether to recommend eating first, or going to the film hungry. No sushi that you have at your local $6.99 lunch special could possibly live up to the i...
July 16, 2012
When it comes to documentary I'm very picky when it comes to what I watch. What's surprising about this documentary is that it's more interesting than you think.
Jiro Dreams of Sushi is about a 85 year old sushi master Jiro Ono works tirelessly in his world renowned restaurant...
April 8, 2012
As "2 Broke Girls" put it in its own wacky way, there is a huge difference between awful sushi and great sushi. And with the winning documentary "Jiro Dreams of Sushi," we are at the awesome end of the spectrum in a ten seat restaurant, located underground in a Tokyo train stati...
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