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Sunday, May 6th, 2018 at 4:00pm
Parkdale Elementary School
141 Girard Ave., East Aurora, NY 14052
1985 - 114min - Japanese
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Sunday, May 6th, 2018 - 4:00pm
The story revolves around a truck driver, Goro, who rides into town like a modern Shane and happens upon a small family-run noodle shop. He eventual decides to guide the widow of the shop on her quest for find and create the perfect recipe. It unfolds as a series of madcap, effortlessly charming comic vignettes, and is reminiscent of familiar Hollywood genres like the Western and sports movies. Moving from the erotic, the absurd, and the tragic, the film’s representation of food give us access to the most intimate areas of people's lives, reminding us of the unique place that food occupies in our humanity.
Tampopo has received unanimous praise from critics, with a 100% approval rating from Rotten Tomatoes. The site's critical consensus states, "Thanks to director Juzo Itami's offbeat humor and sharp satirical edge, Tampopo is a funny, sexy, affectionate celebration of food and its broad influence on Japanese culture.
Tickets for the film are:
$6.00 for members
$8.00 for non-members
Purchase tickets directly at the door of the Parkdale School the day of the show.
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