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Jiro Dreams Of Sushi review

Documentary about an 85-year-old sushi master Jiro Ono

You don't need to be a foodie to appreciate this charming documentary, which delves in to the life and work of Tokyo sushi master Jiro Ono.

Charting his rise to near-legendary status via interviews and fly-on-the-wall observation, it captures his endless quest for perfection; aged 85, he refuses to call it a day (“You have to fall in love with your work,” he barks.“Never complain about your job”).

Director David Gelb rustles up some tasty dressing: measured pacing, an elegant soundtrack (by the likes of Philip Glass) and suitably edible cinematography.

It’s a simple tale, but one to savour.

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