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  • Tampopo (1985)
  • Not Rated
    114 min | Comedy
Tampopo (1985)
Not Rated
114 min | Comedy

A truck driver stops at a small family-run noodle shop and decides to help its fledgling business. The story is intertwined with various vignettes about the relationship of love and food.
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Director
Writer
Jûzô Itami (written by)
Composer
Cinematographer
Editor
Casting Directors
Shigeru Sakurada | Kôsaburô Sasaoka (as Kosaburo Sasaoka)
Production Designer
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Release date
Sep 1987 (United States)

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Cast

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38 cast members
Name Known for
Nobuko Miyamoto
Tampopo Tampopo   See fewer
Koji Yakusho
Gangster in the White Suit (as Kôji Yakusho) Gangster in the White Suit (as Kôji Yakusho)   See fewer
Rikiya Yasuoka
Pisuken Pisuken   See fewer
Kinzô Sakura
Shôhei Shôhei   See fewer
Yoshi Katô
Master of ramen making Master of ramen making   See fewer
Hideji Ôtaki
Rich Old Man Rich Old Man   See fewer
Fukumi Kuroda
Gangster's Mistress Gangster's Mistress   See fewer
Setsuko Shinoi
Rich old man's mistress Rich old man's mistress   See fewer
Yoriko Dôguchi
Girl Oyster-fisher Girl Oyster-fisher   See fewer
Masahiko Tsugawa
Supermarket manager Supermarket manager   See fewer
Chôei Takahashi
Company executives Company executives   See fewer
Akio Tanaka
Company executives Company executives   See fewer
Yoshihei Saga
Company executives Company executives   See fewer
Toshimune Kato
Office junior Office junior   See fewer
Mario Abe
Ramen stand owner Ramen stand owner   See fewer
Hitoshi Takagi
Ramen shop owner in Chinatown Ramen shop owner in Chinatown   See fewer
Izumi Hara
Old lady who pinches everything Old lady who pinches everything   See fewer
Narutoshi Hayashi
Con man being conned Con man being conned   See fewer
Hisashi Igawa
Man who runs to see dying wife Man who runs to see dying wife   See fewer
Kensô Katô
Young Employee Young Employee   See fewer
Yoshihiro Katô
Gangster in white suit's henchman Gangster in white suit's henchman   See fewer
Nobuo Nakamura
Intended victim of con man Intended victim of con man   See fewer
Mariko Okada
Teacher of etiquette Teacher of etiquette   See fewer
Ei Takami
Tall and Slender Homeless Tall and Slender Homeless   See fewer
Ryûtarô Ôtomo
Master of ramen eating Master of ramen eating   See fewer
Gilyak Amagasaki
Long-faced beggar (uncredited) Long-faced beggar (uncredited)   See fewer
Tadao Futami
Old man next door to ramen shop (uncredited) Old man next door to ramen shop (uncredited)   See fewer
Mampei Ikeuchi
Tabo, Tampopo's Son (uncredited) Tabo, Tampopo's Son (uncredited)   See fewer
Akira Kubo
Rude owner of competing ramen shop (uncredited) Rude owner of competing ramen shop (uncredited)   See fewer
Akiko Matsumoto
Woman eating snacks before movie (uncredited) Woman eating snacks before movie (uncredited)   See fewer
Kazuyo Mita
Dying wife (uncredited) Dying wife (uncredited)   See fewer
Kunihiko Murai
Man eating snacks before movie (uncredited) Man eating snacks before movie (uncredited)   See fewer
Saburô Satoki
Owner of efficient ramen shop (uncredited) Owner of efficient ramen shop (uncredited)   See fewer
Noboru Satô
Beggar (uncredited) Beggar (uncredited)   See fewer
Kôji Sekiyama
Designer (uncredited) Designer (uncredited)   See fewer
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