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Pickford Film Center and Western Libraries present...Masters of Japanese Cinema
Japanese w/ English subtitles / Introduction by: Massimiliano Tomasi
Tue. Feb. 22 6:30 PM
Pickford Film Center
1416 Cornwall Avenue
Bellingham, WA 98225
In this humorous paean to the joys of food, the main story is about trucker Goro who rides into town like a modern Shane to help Tampopo set up the perfect fast-food noodle restaurant. Woven into this main story are a number of smaller stories about the importance of food, ranging from a gangster who mixes hot sex with food to an old lady terrorizing a shopkeeper by her compulsive squeezing of his wares.